Student Handbook 2021-2022

Walsh

Residency Policy

Bachelor of Accountancy and Bachelor of Science in Information Technology degree candidates must complete a minimum of 45 semester credit hours in residence in the BAC or BSIT programs at Walsh. Bachelor of Business Administration degree candidates must complete a minimum of 42 semester credit hours in residence in the BBA program at Walsh. Bachelor of Science in Applied Management degree candidates must complete a minimum of 30 semester credit hours in residence in the BSAM program at Walsh. However, certain undergraduate students may be eligible to transfer up to a maximum of 9 additional semester credit hours of approved equivalent junior/senior (300-400) level coursework from a regional accrediting organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and U.S. Department of Education (USDE), www.chea.org. These additional transferred semester credit hours may reduce the number of hours required in residency by a corresponding number.

A graduate degree candidate must complete the following minimum residency requirements (excluding foundation coursework) at Walsh:

  • Master of Business Administration degree requires a minimum of 24 semester credit hours in residence in the MBA program at Walsh.
  • Cyber Master of Business Administration degree requires a minimum of 24 semester credit hours in residence in the MBACYBER program at Walsh.
  • Design Master of Business Administration degree requires a minimum of 18 semester credit hours in residence in the MBADESIGN program at Walsh.
  • International Tech Master of Business Administration degree requires a minimum of 24 semester credit hours in residence in the MBAITECH program at Walsh.
  • Tech Master of Business Administration degree requires a minimum of 18 semester credit hours in residence in the TECHMBA program at Walsh.
  • Master of Science in Accountancy degree requires a minimum of 18-24 semester credit hours in residence in the MAC program at Walsh.
  • Master of Science in Data Analytics degree requires a minimum of 18 semester credit hours in residence in the MBA program at Walsh.
  • Master of Science in Finance degree requires a minimum of 18 semester credit hours in residence in the MSF program at Walsh.
  • Master of Science in Information Technology degree requires a minimum of 18 semester credit hours in residence in the MSIT program at Walsh.
  • Master of Science in Information Technology Leadership degree requires a minimum of 18 semester credit hours in residence in the MSITL program at Walsh.
  • Master of Science in Management degree requires a minimum of 18 semester credit hours in residence in the MSM program at Walsh.
  • Master of Science in Marketing degree requires a minimum of 18 semester credit hours in residence in the MSMKT program at Walsh.
  • Master of Science in Taxation degree requires a minimum of 18 semester credit hours in residence in the MST program at Walsh.
  • Dual Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Finance degree requires a minimum of 39 semester credit hours in residence in the MBA/MSF program at Walsh.
  • Dual Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Information Technology Leadership degree requires a minimum of 42 semester credit hours in residence in the MBA/MSITL program at Walsh.
  • Dual Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Management degree requires a minimum of 33 semester credit hours in residence in the MBA/MSM program at Walsh.
  • Dual Master of Business Administration and Master of Science in Marketing degree requires a minimum of 36 semester credit hours in residence in the MBA/MSMKT program at Walsh.
  • Dual Master of Science in Accountancy and Master of Business Administration degree requires a minimum of 36 semester credit hours in residence in the MAC/MBA program at Walsh.

A certificate candidate must complete the following minimum residency requirements at Walsh:

  • The Cybersecurity certificate requires a minimum 9 semester credit hours in residence in the Cybersecurity certificate program at Walsh.
  • The Data Analytics certificate requires a minimum 9 semester credit hours in residence in the Data Analytics certificate program at Walsh.
  • The Global Project and Program Management certificate requires a minimum 9 semester credit hours in residence in the Global Project and Program Management certificate program at Walsh.
  • The Human Resource Management certificate requires a minimum 9 semester credit hours in residence in the Human Resource Management certificate program at Walsh.
  • The Strategic Business Communication certificate requires a minimum 9 semester credit hours in residence in the Strategic Business Communication certificate program at Walsh.

A doctoral student must complete the following minimum residency requirements at Walsh:

• All doctoral programs require a minimum of 30 semester credit hours in residence at Walsh.