As of Summer 2018 the Master's Project was replaced by the completion of the Professional Portfolio, Those students who matriculated before Summer 2018 had the option to do the Portfolio, or Master's Project. As of Spring 2020 if you have not chosen the Masters Project it is reocmmended you take the Portforlio. if you have taken the class 602, you are able to take the Writing and Portfolio class 604 free of charge once. If you are on the Masteres Project path and it is taking more than twelve months or more to complete, a continuation fee each semester equal to one credit is charged untill completion with the oral defense. If it is taking more than twelve months to complete it is recommended the student opt for the Professonal Portfolio and incorporate their research into the Portfolio. Please consult with your advisor or program chairs for the best path to take.