The Master of Science (MS) is a master thesis option. This option is 24 credits of coursework and 6 credits of research thesis.
The thesis option is available to students who wish to include a research experience as part of their graduate program. A 6 credit hour, written research thesis under the supervision of and approved by at least one NAME faculty member is required as part of the 18 NAME credits.
If pursuing the master thesis based degree, master students are encouraged reaching out to NAME faculty to discuss potential research projects during their first term of study.