Course Drop Dates


College of Arts and Sciences Graduate Programs


Department of Education

M.Ed. Educational Leadership - A course may be dropped without academic penalty prior to the fourth day of class. 

Education Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction -  A course may be dropped without academic penalty prior to the fourth day of class. 

Modified Education Leadership - A course may be dropped without academic penalty prior to the fourth day of class. 

M.Ed. Educating for Social Justice - This program follows the University Calendar.


Department of Counselor Education

M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling - This program follows the University Calendar.

M.S. Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling - This program follows the University Calendar.

M.S. School Counseling -  This program follows the University Calendar.


Department of English - Graduate 

MFA Creative Writing - A course may be dropped before completion of the sixth week in any term without academic penalty.

School of Business Administration Graduate Programs


M.Acc. (DeLand) – Follows the standard University calendar for the academic year and summer.

M.Acc. (Online) – All terms (5 weeks, starting on Mondays) - A course may be dropped without academic penalty through the completion of the fourth week of the five-week term.

M.B.A. (DeLand, Celebration, JD/MBA) – Fall and Spring terms (12 weeks) - A course may be dropped without academic penalty through the completion of the sixth week of the twelve-week term.

M.B.A. (DeLand, Celebration) – Summer term (8 weeks) - A course may be dropped without academic penalty through the completion of the fourth week of the eight-week term.

M.B.A. (J.D./M.B.A.) – Summer term (3 or 4 weeks) - A course may be dropped without academic penalty through the completion of the third week of the term for a four-week course or the second week of the term for a three-week course.

Master of Science in Pharmacy/M.B.A. – Fall and Spring terms (7 weeks, starting on Sundays) - A course may be dropped without academic penalty through the completion of the fourth week of the term.

Master of Science in Pharmacy/M.B.A. – Summer terms (6 weeks, starting on Sundays) - A course may be dropped without academic penalty through the completion of the third week of the term.

E.M.B.A. – All terms (4 full-day or 8 half-day meetings, starting on Fridays or Saturdays) - A course may be dropped without academic penalty prior to the fourth day of class of an eight half-day course module or prior to the second day of class of a four full-day course module.  From an academic standpoint, given that the Executive MBA is a lock-step program, withdrawal means that you are terminating your status with the program. Completed course credit may be transferable to another institution.