Frequently Asked Questions
Students can access textbook and related course materials from links provided in KSIS and the K-State Course Schedule. Information provided includes the name of the book, author, ISBN number, and associated costs. Look for the open book icon.
Advisor and Program of Study
Every master’s degree student must file a Program of Study (POS) with the Graduate School, which is a formal list of the courses the student intends to take to fulfill the requirements of the degree. The Program of Study should consist solely of courses directly related to the master’s degree.
Students admitted to the MAT program will be given information on how to complete the POS. The POS will be processed in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, then filed with the Graduate School.
Graduate work is graded A, B, C, D, F, credit/no-credit, pass/fail, incomplete, or withdrawn. For graduate credit, the grade in a course must be C or higher. To remain in good standing, a student must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Grades are not mailed. Final grade reports can be found in KSIS.
Policies and Procedures
All students at Kansas State University are responsible for following the All-University Regulations, which includes rules for student conduct.
Specific policies and procedures for master’s degree programs at Kansas State University may be found in Chapter 2 of the Graduate Handbook.
Be sure to review the Kansas State University honor pledge in the Honor and Integrity System.