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.       

Assistant Provost of Graduate Education and Research

Recommended submission dates only.  See individual departments for specific deadlines. 
*Applications will be accepted on a rolling admission unless restricted by departmental guidelines. 
** International students should apply at least one year before their expected start date.
Fall Semester
July 1
Winter Semester
November 15
Summer Semester
March 17

Admission to graduate education

Assistant Provost of Graduate Education and Research

Within a month after filing completed application and materials

Admission to department Department Head Within a month after filing completed application with all required materials

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       

Assistant Provost of Graduate Education and Research 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 Assistant Provost of Graduate Education and Research            

At the time the Plan of Study has been approved by the adviser, department head, and the Assistant Provost of Graduate Education & Research

Application for graduation and commencement participation               

Office of Graduate Education and Research           
               

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-$25

Student Service Center   

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