MA/PhD Requirements

MA (30 credits total)

  • 3 credits in English 742
  • 3 credits in a 700-level media/digital culture class
  • 3 credits from 743, 744 or 745
  • 6 credits from 709, 714, 715, 720, 737, 740, 741, 743 or 775
  • 9 credits electives at graduate level

PhD (54 credits total)

  • 3 credits in 876
  • 3 credits in an 800-level media/digital culture class
  • 6 credits from 709, 714, 715, 720, 737, 740, 741, 742, 743 or 775
  • 12 credits from 800-level seminars
  • 30 credits electives at graduate level

Please also see the Graduate Student Handbook and the current Graduate School Bulletin.

Graduate Grievance Procedures

Federal law and UWM policy require programs and departments to have procedures for graduate students to appeal academic decisions such as grades or scholastic standing. These procedures ensure the protection of students’ rights. These pages serve as a reference on procedures for graduate student academic appeals.