Summary of Procedures for Master’s/Ed.S. Degrees


Procedure

Under the Direction of

Date

Filing of application, application fee, transcripts, and other department requirements including but not limited to  entrance exam and letters of recommendation.       

Dean of graduate studies 

Prior to enrollment:
Fall Semester - July 1
Winter Semester - November 15
Summer Semester - March 17

Admission to graduate studies

Dean of graduate studies 

Within a month after filing application

Admission to department Department Head Within a month after graduate studies acceptance

Registration         

Faculty adviser    

See academic calendar on Web site

Application for admission to degree-program if originally granted permission to take graduate-level courses on a non-degree basis       

Dean of graduate studies and department chairperson   

During the semester in which the candidate expects to complete the 12th semester hour of graduate level work with an overall grade point average of 3.0 or better.

Filing of approved Plan of Study for provisional certification

School of Education, Leadership and Public Service           

Prior to taking any course work in education

Development of a Graduate Plan of Study 

Faculty adviser    

During the semester in which the candidate expects to complete the 12th semester hour of graduate-level work with an overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Admission to candidacy    

Faculty adviser, department chairperson, and Dean of Graduate Studies               

At the time the Plan of Study has been approved by the adviser, department head, and the Dean of Graduate Studies

Application for graduation and commencement participation               

College of Graduate Studies               
               

During course registration in the semester in which the student will complete all requirements, but no later than the fourth day of the semester in which the student plans to graduate.

Graduation Fee

Student Services Center   

During the semester in which the degree is expected and at the time the student registers for graduation.