How many credit hours do I need to take in a semester to be considered a full-time student?
For fall and spring semesters, full-time enrollment is nine or more credit hours. For summer sessions, full-time enrollment is six or more credit hours. However, students in the Family Nurse Practitioner and Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner programs are considered full-time if they take six credit hours during fall and spring. The maximum course load for a graduate student is 16 credit hours in fall and spring semesters and six credit hours in summer sessions.

How much does a semester of graduate school at MSU Texas cost?
The Business Office provides tuition and fee information here.

What financial assistance is available for graduate students at MSU Texas?
The Financial Aid website can be found here, and scholarship information can be found here.

Where can I find thesis information?
Thesis information can be found here.

How do I register for classes if I have not attended MSU Texas for a semester?
If a student has not attended MSU Texas for a semester and wants to return, they need to complete a Graduate Student Reactivation form. This applies only to students who have not graduated and want to return to the same program. To receive a Graduate Student Reactivation form, contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at graduateschool@msutexas.edu or (940) 397-4920.

How do I register for classes if I have not attended MSU Texas for a year?
If a student has not attended MSU Texas for a year or more and wants to return, they must submit a new application and pay the $50 application fee. The application can be found here.

How do I apply for graduation?
Instructions and deadlines for graduation can be found here.

 

If you have additional questions, please contact Emma Brown, Graduate Academic Counselor, at emma.brown@msutexas.edu or (940) 397-4666.