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Detailed Program Information

A full-time student who is receiving financial assistance from the University must take a total of at least 12 credit hours. Supported students supplement their full course load  with STAT 6811, STAT 6821, STAT 8261, STAT 7770and/or STAT 8910-20 until research begins. Other full-time students must take a total of at least 9 credit hours.

No credit from a previous degree program or institution may be transferred to use toward your degree program at UGA if that credit counted toward any previous degree. You may transfer at most 6 credit hours which must be approved by the Graduate Coordinator.


The Graduate School requires that a minimum of 30 hours of consecutive course work included on your Program ofStudy must be spent in resident study on this campus.

Undergraduate courses taken either to fulfill research skills requirements or to remove deficiencies may not be calculated in the 30 consecutive hours of resident credit.


For the full program requirements for the PhD, please see the categories listed in the menu on the right.

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