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Standards for Completion of a Second Master’s Degree

A student who has earned or is working on a master’s degree at Phoenix Seminary may earn a second master’s degree (M.A. or M.Div.) under the following conditions:

  1. The student must meet the requirements for both degree programs. The student who has not yet completed his or her first master’s degree may be admitted provisionally to the second program.
  2. Credits earned for the first degree may be used to meet the requirements of the second degree, provided that those credits were earned within five years of admission to the second degree.
  3. The student must satisfy all requirements for the second degree program.
  4. No more than half the hours from the first degree may be counted toward the second and no more than half the hours from the second degree may come from courses counted for the first.