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    Hi, My problem is that I am completing my MS in CS with in a year like 11 months.
    -Would it be a problem in my OPT period?
    -Do I get OPT and EAD card period like remaining all other people?
    Thank you for your reply

    This was posted on on 20th Sept 2013

  • #2
    I guess you are eligible for both OPT and CPT after two semesters... So I guess you should not have any issues.. To get a clear picture, ask ur University's DSO.


    • #3
      I finished my MBA in health care in 10 months and I got OPT for 12 months. You should be fine


      • #4
        hmm check with u r dso first .. u need to have 1 full time academic yr to eligible for opt ..


        • #5
          You are eligible to get OPT as well a STEM extension. In my opinion duration of MS program should not matter.You are good to go.


          • #6
            One Academic year definition.Check at this link


            • #7
              Check with your DSO on how they define One Academic Year. Example: "One academic year" at University of Washington is defined as three full-time quarters per the academic calendar, including final exams week. An exception to the academic year rule is provided for graduate students whose programs require immediate participation in CPT.

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