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Completing your degree

Most master’s students are only here for a year, so planning is essential in order to complete your required classes and fit in any desired electives.

Degree requirements for the professional programs are listed on the approved program of study sheets published in the Newhouse Master’s Handbook. This publication also contains excerpts of Syracuse University rules as well as outlines Newhouse rules and policies. Download the appropriate one for your year. Questions about anything included in this document should be directed to your faculty adviser or the Graduate Records Office via email at

Handbook 18-19

Cover of the Professional Master's Program Handbook 2018-2019

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Professional Master's Handbook 2017-2018

Newhouse Professional Master's Handbook

Please select if you enrolled in 2017.

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