Graduate Catalog

Second Master's Degree

Students who have earned a master’s degree from another accredited institution may qualify for a second master’s degree from Barry University under the following conditions:

  • A formal application must be submitted to the appropriate graduate program.
  • The student must fulfill all admissions, prerequisite, and course requirements in the second degree program.
  • A minimum of thirty (30) semester hours over and above the requirements for the first master’s must be completed at Barry. These courses must be completed with a letter grade. If enrolled in a program with clinical hours where a letter grade is not earned, but credits are earned (CR), they will be counted in the required 30 semester hours in lieu of a letter grade.
  • The student must achieve a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or higher, with 3.00 or higher in the second major.
  • The same degree with a different major from Barry University may be awarded more than once only if all de-gree requirements are met for the second degree program according to the academic regulations in the course catalog for the academic year of acceptance to, and enrollment in, the second degree program.

Note:
As stated previously, a minimum of thirty (30) semester hours over and above the requirements for the first master’s must be completed at Barry. Additional coursework may be required for specific programs.