It’s been a few weeks since the GPS class of 2017 commencement ceremony. Congratulations once again to those who received their degree!
We’re checking in to remind all GPS alumni – past and recent – about your tuition discount and an important change to our academic calendar. Starting in fall 2017, GPS will be moving away from three ten-week terms to two terms per year. However, each term will contain two 10-week sessions. So instead of three 10-week sessions, students are able to enroll in four ten-week sessions per year (fall 1, fall 2, spring 1, and spring 2).
Achieve academic success
The four-session calendar provides the following benefits:
- An easier path to qualify for federal aid
- Students using federal aid can take one class at a time instead of two, increasing the opportunity for academic success.
- Faster time for degree completion — 2.5 years instead of 3.3 years (with even more expedited options available).
- Two-week break between sessions and a four-week break between terms
In addition to our calendar change, you may have noticed some program additions to our catalog. Last fall, we launched the MS in Digital Innovation for FinTech, and the previous year we introduced two new programs: the MS in Digital Marketing and Design, and the MS in User-Centered Design.
Take courses for professional development
As a GPS alumni, you will enjoy 15 percent discount on tuition for any future courses you’d like to take, whether you intend to pursue another full master’s degree from GPS or solely take courses for professional development.
If you’re interested in receiving a second degree, click here to learn more about our sequential degree policy.