Study plans for academic programs are based on the credit hour system.
The total number of credit hours to obtain a bachelor's degree in any of the programs should not be less than (128) credit hours.
The total number of credit hours for a master's degree in any of the programs must be at least (33) credit hours. The University has the right to raise the minimum as it deems appropriate in accordance with the requirements of local accreditation. Master's programs are offered according to two tracks:
Track 1: Dissertation
The study plan consists of several courses, including a dissertation for which at least (6) credit hours are allocated.
Track 2: Comprehensive Exam
The study plan consists of courses.
After passing these courses successfully and obtaining the required cumulative GPA, the studnet is eligible for the comprehensive examination according to the regulation.