On average, most master’s degrees are completed in 2-3 years. To find individual program timelines with specific details, please contact your home department. For timelines for the Ph.D. and other degree programs, please see our Time-to-Degree listing. Prior to becoming a candidate for a graduate degree, students must advance-to-candidacy for the degree. Normal times for reaching the advancement-to-candidacy milestone are included in the Time-to-Degree document.