Summary of Procedures for Degree Programs

 

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 15

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 will exceed 8 semester hours 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 student has been approved by the graduate adviser, department head, and the Assistant Provost of Graduate Education and 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.