Frequently Asked Questions - General Information
1How long does it take to complete a Master of Science at Clover University?
Most Master of Science programs at Clover University can be completed in as little as 11 months if you enroll as a full-time student and in 24 months if you enroll on a part-time basis.
2How long does it take to complete a Graduate Certificate?
All currently offered Graduate Certificates require the completion of 15 credits or 5 courses. A student enrolled in a Graduate Certificate typically takes one, and sometimes two courses per Term. The Graduate Certificate can be completed in as little as 11 months.
3Are my Graduate Certificate courses counted towards the Master of Science?
All courses that have been completed for the Graduate Certificate in a specific field/specialization will be counted toward the M.S. provided that the chosen M.S. is in the same field/specialization as the Graduate Certificate.
4When is a student considered full-time?
A full-time graduate student typically takes two courses each Term. Each course accounts for 3 credit hours.
5How much time do I need to allocate for studying for a 3-credit hour graduate course?
Typically, a 3-credit hour graduate course requires 9 hours of classwork per week.
6Need more advice on what is the best choice for you?
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7Does Clover University grant scholarships?
Clover University grants a limited number of scholarships on a merit basis.
8Are all classes online?
Yes, all courses at Clover University are offered online in a virtual classroom in a user-friendly Learning management system. All students will complete the online orientation session providing guidance on how to navigate the website and the learning management system.
9Is there an online attendance requirement?
All programs at Clover University are cohort based. Hence, you and your classmates will go through the program together. All courses have a similar structure whereby there are both asynchronous and live lectures. Attending the live online lectures is required, while asynchronous lectures can be worked on whenever is most convenient for you. For most courses there is one 2-3 hour live lecture per week.
10What can I do with a Graduate Certificate or a Master of Science from Clover University?
Clover University offers Graduate Certificates and Master of Science degrees for which there exists a high demand in the labor market today and in the coming years. Our curriculum is well tailored to the needs of employers and allows students to apply their skills in various sectors of the economy.
1Does Clover University require a GRE or any other standardized exams for admission?
No. Clover University does not require a GRE or any other standardized exam for admission.
2What are Clover University’s admission requirements?
Admission requirements for the various Graduate Certificates and Degrees can be found here.
3What guidance can you provide for the application essay?
The aim of the essay is for the admissions committee to understand why you are interested in pursuing a particular degree, what you hope to achieve by earning a Graduate Certificate or a Master of Science and whether you are able to commit the necessary time for studying. The admissions committee considers the essay as a writing sample.
4What guidance can you provide for the admission interview?
The admission interview allows the admission committee to get to know you and understand your motivations of pursuing one of our graduate degrees.
5Need more advice?
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