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Appendix A: Multiple Degree Requirements

Two Degrees at Teachers College Min Pt. Requirement Min TC Credit Max Transfer Credit
M.A. (M.S.) and M.A. (M.S.) 60* 60* 0
M.A. (M.S.) and Ed.M. 60 45 15
M.A. (M.S.) and Professional Diploma 60 45 15
Ed.M. and Professional Diploma 90 60 30
M.A. (M.S.) and Ph.D. 75 45 30
M.A. (M.S.) and Ed.D. 90 45 45
Ed.M. and Ph.D. 75 45 30
Ed.M. and Ed.D. 90 45 45
Professional Diploma and Ph.D. 75 45 30
Professional Diploma and Ed.D. 90 45 45

Three Degrees at Teachers College Min Pt. Requirement Min TC Credit Max Transfer Credit
M.A. (M.S.), M.A. (M.S.), and Professional Diploma 90 75 15
M.A. (M.S.), Professional Diploma and Ed.M. 90 90 0
M.A. (M.S.), M.A. (M.S.) and Ed.D. 90 75 15
M.A. (M.S.), M.A. (M.S.) and Ph.D. 75 75 0
M.A. (M.S.), Ed.M. and Ph.D. 75 60 15
M.A. (M.S.), Ed.M. and Ed.D. 90 60 30
M.A. (M.S.), Professional Diploma and Ph.D. 75 60 15
M.A. (M.S.), Professional Diploma and Ed.D. 90 60 30
Ed.M., Professional Diploma and Ed.D. 90 90 0

Four Degrees at Teachers College Min Pt. Requirement Min TC Credit Max Transfer Credit
M.A. (M.S.), M.A. (M.S.), Ed.M or Professional
Diploma and Ed.D. (or Ph.D.)
120 120 0
M.A. (M.S.), Ed.M., Professional Diploma and
Ed.D. (or Ph.D.)
120 120 0

* Plus an essay or 32 points without an essay. (See Teachers College Catalog for details.)

# Courses from other recognized graduate schools to a maximum of 30 points (or to a maximum of 45 points completed in another Faculty of Columbia University).