This page should be used as a guide/outline during your progress to degree. Please pay attention to the key dates and deadlines, which are posted below. For details about degree requirement, please see the Graduate Bulletin
Every degree student must file a Master's program of study (M-POS) in the Graduate School for approval by the dean of the Graduate School. If needed, you may file a program adjustment form to request changes to your original POS.
In your final term of study, submit your application for graduation to the Graduate School.
All candidates for a Master's degree must complete a comprehensive assessment in the major field of study that is distinct from program course requirements. Language and research methods requirements for the Master's degree vary from program to program.
Submit your thesis draft to your advisor and to your thesis committee.
Submit a draft of your thesis via the ETD process for a preliminary format check. In order to submit your draft, you will create an account within the UMI/Proquest site. (This is the site you will use to submit your final approved thesis.) Defend your thesis (if applicable), and make any final revisions required by your Committee and the Graduate School. Visit the Thesis & Dissertation portal to view the format guide, ETD samples, templates, and instructions on how to submit your document.
Submit your Thesis Signature and Approval form to the Graduate School in hard copy.
Submit your final approved thesis via the ETD process.
Congratulations, you made it!