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Master of Arts Degree Program

Degree Information


Learners may enter a Master's degree program with a Bachelor's degree or equivalent. The Bachelor of Arts equivalency may be recognized if the learner has the equivalent of four years of acceptable undergraduate college work through transcripts and extensive professional level life/work experience or more than four years of acceptable transcripted college work.

A learner may request credit for prior learning experience for up to fifteen (15) credits for post-baccalaureate work.

Under no circumstance will the minimum requirement of 30 units of graduate credit, with 15 units of course work at Honolulu University, be waived.

Degree Requirements


To graduate with a Master of Arts Degree, a learner must:

  1. Complete a minimum of 30 (36 for M.B.A.) semester units of acceptable graduate credits.
  2. Complete a minimum of 15 graduate credits of course work at Honolulu University.
  3. Achieve a grade of B (3.0) or better in all graduate courses counted toward the degree and maintain an over-all B (3.0) grade point average.
  4. Complete a satisfactory program of study as determined by the Academic Dean.
  5. Submit a thesis or portfolio of competence (except for the MBA program) which is acceptable to the University (up to 6 units of graduate credit may be given for thesis or portfolio of competence).

Curricula Offered


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