Abstract

There is limited research on the barriers to successful degree completion for part-time graduate students. The purpose of this paper is to present the results of a survey on former part-time graduate students at Penn State Harrisburg and to discuss the influence that faculty and advisors can have on their success in completing graduate degrees.

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Roles for Faculty in Reducing Barriers to Success for Part-Time Graduate Students

There is limited research on the barriers to successful degree completion for part-time graduate students. The purpose of this paper is to present the results of a survey on former part-time graduate students at Penn State Harrisburg and to discuss the influence that faculty and advisors can have on their success in completing graduate degrees.