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Full Time Status

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Full-time enrollment status for MUSC students is defined as follows:

Fall and Spring Semesters
 College Certificate Undergraduate Graduate Professional
Dental Medicine N/A N/A Considered Full Time at all times
Graduate Studies N/A N/A 9 credit hours N/A
Health Professions* N/A 12 credit hours 9 credit hours N/A
Medicine N/A N/A 9 credit hours All Times
Nursing N/A 12 credit hours 9 credit hours N/A
Pharmacy 9 credit hours N/A N/A 12 credit hours

 

Summer Semester
 College  Certificate Undergraduate Graduate Professional
Dental Medicine  N/A N/A Considered Full Time at all times
Graduate Studies  N/A N/A 9 credit hours N/A
Health Professions* N/A 12 credit hours 9 credit hours N/A
Medicine N/A N/A 9 credit hours All Times
Nursing  N/A 7 credit hours 7 credit hours N/A
Pharmacy  4 credit hours N/A N/A 8 credit hours

 
*The Doctor of Health Administration (DHA) is considered full time at all times.