Students Studying


It is extremely important to maintain your up-to-date records with the Graduate School. Please refer to this page as you proceed through the program.

1. First semester, year 1:

Doctoral Program Planning Form

2. Dissertation Qualifying Exam Forms:

Doctoral Qualifying Examination Evaluation

Doctoral Qualifying Examination Committee Chairperson's Summary

3. Moving on to "ABD" (all but dissertation):

Advancement to Doctoral Candidacy (to be submitted after the DQE)

Outline for Dissertation, Thesis, Professional Project or Essay (we call this the prospectus)

4. Dissertation Defense Forms

Announcement for Public Defense of the Dissertation (must be submitted four weeks prior to defense)

5. Dissertation

Dissertation Checklist (Used by the Graduate School to ensure your dissertation is complete.)

Dissertation Approval Form



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