- Grade index: 3.0 or above
- Credits: As stipulated by the program of study, 72 credits minimum
- Residence: A minimum of two year of full-time work must be completed at UCC
- Time limitations: A maximum of 7 years to satisfy all the requirements
- Qualifying Examination: Required of all students
- Dissertation defense: Required of all students
- Authorship: First author in at least one (1) manuscript or co-author in at least two (2) manuscripts accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal
$8,500 per year* Cost vary according to number of credits.