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How long does it take to complete the master's program?

The 35 credit hour program was designed to be completed in:

  • 1.5 years as a full-time student
  • 2-3 years as a part-time student

A fast track is also available for those students who wish to complete the program in 1 year.

 

How much does the program cost?

Program costs vary depending upon your student status. Please check the University Cashier website for up-to-date fee schedules, or visit the Tuition/Scholarships section on the menu above.

 

What are the application deadlines?

We admit students for Fall, Spring and Summer semesters on a rolling basis. To view the most current application deadlines click here.

 

Do you accept outside transfer credit toward the master's program?

Depending upon the Graduate School and Program Director approval, up to 7 credit hours may be transferred.

 

Are there research or teaching assistantship positions available?

Whenever we are made aware of RA/TA/GA positions we post them in the Jobs Database and send the details out via the student listserv.

 

I would like to learn more about the program. Who can I contact?

Please complete an inquiry form by clicking the button below or email us at chipinfo@unc.edu.

Additionally, we encourage you to attend one of the monthly virtual information sessions where the Program Coordinator will go over the program's curriculum, application process, internship requirements and other frequently asked questions. Participants get an opportunity to ask questions via Zoom. Check out the dates for upcoming webinars here.