Graduation Requirements for Graduate Programs

  • An Application for Graduation submitted to the Graduate Education Office with a fee of $75 by April 1
  • Completion of all program requirements with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Endorsement from the Board of Trustees
  • Final administrative and academic clearance

For more information please contact:

Julie Lenocker, Graduate Education
978.867.4322  |   

Cost of regalia is included in graduation fee.

Commencement Participation

Graduate students who will have completed all requirements by the end of spring session are eligible to participate in Commencement. Degree candidates who have no more than 6 credits remaining may petition the Graduate Council to walk at Commencement.

Candidates must be registered for the final course(s) and have all balances cleared prior to April 30. All work must be completed by August 30 for conferral of the degree in September.



M.A., M.Ed. and Ed.S. Graduation Application (DOC)
Graduation Application 2018