MA Qualifying Exams
Schedule for the Exam
MA students take one five-hour qualifying examination that is administered on a single day. It is given each September and February, on the fifth Saturday of the semester.
Students must submit a signed notice of intent to take the examination by the end of the first week of classes.
Students must take the exams on the Stillwater campus. No exams are offered during the summer.
Questions are based on reading lists provided by the department.