Graduation Requirements

Students are personally responsible for meeting all requirements for graduation. To graduate a student must:

  1. Complete the approved course of study for one of the graduate programs offered.

  2. Achieve a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 or better (on a 4.0 scale) on all course work.

  3. Satisfy all financial obligations to the University and be in good standing with the University.

  4. Submit Graduation Application by published deadline, accompanied by the non-refundable Graduation Fee. Graduates may participate in commencement exercises.

Graduation requirements are subject to change.

Curriculum requirements serve as a guide to program planning and are also subject to change. Every effort will be made to communicate changes to all concerned students in a reasonable manner.

OCU reserves the right to deny graduation to any student whose character is contrary to the testimony, doctrine, and standards of the University. 

Residency Requirements

In order to graduate from Ohio Christian University with a master’s degree, candidates must have taken at least 23 graduate semester credits (for MA) or 27 credits (for MBA or MM) from OCU.  Students must complete all program requirements within seven years.