Senior Policy

Albany State University undergraduate students with senior standing may be admitted to non-degree status in Albany State University’s Graduate School and register for graduate courses if each of the following conditions is met:

  1. Seniors must apply and be formally accepted as non-degree seeking students in a specific graduate program.
  2. Seniors can only be admitted as non-degree seeking students.
  3. Seniors must be within twelve (12) hours of graduation to be admitted to a Graduate Program.
  4. Admitted seniors are limited to a maximum course load of sixteen (16) credit hours (graduate and undergraduate) per semester.
  5. Admitted seniors are permitted to take a maximum of 6 graduate hours during any semester.
  6. Admitted seniors enrolled in a graduate program must maintain a 3.0 or higher grade-point average.
  7. Only nine (9) semester hours taken under non-degree status will be accepted to fulfill the requirements for a subsequent master’s degree.
  8. Admitted seniors are governed by the regulations for non-degree students in Albany State University’s Graduate School.