- Registered for 12 graduate credit hours or more each quarter, exclusive of audit credits
- Less than 174 attempted graduate credit hours
- Non-native speakers of English who are awarded teaching assistantships at the University of Cincinnati are required to score at least a 3.0 on the Oral English Proficiency Test (OEPT)
- Students who score 26 or above on the speaking section of the TOEFL IBT or students with a score of 50 or above on the Test of Spoken English are exempt from the OEPT test
See the Graduate School Handbook for additional requirements.