What is the maximum number of credit hours I can take per semester?

The maximum academic course load for a graduate student is 13 semester hours of course work for fall or spring term. Seven hours are the maximum permitted for each of the summer sessions but no more than 13 credits for the entire summer term. Teaching or research assistants may register for a maximum of 10 semester hours each fall or spring term and seven hours for each of the summer sessions. Overloads must have the approval of the Assistant Dean of the Graduate School on the Credit Overload Request Form.

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