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Fall Graduation Deadline - Master and Doctoral Deadlines

Master's and Doctoral Deadlines

 

Two Semesters Ahead

Deadline for Committee approved doctoral dissertation prospectus and time line for research leading to Ph.D. or Ed.D. degrees expected by the end of Fall Semester.  Submit to the Graduate Dean for approval.

Sept. 15

Final Deadline for filing Application For Graduate Forms (PDF Format) for Master's  and Doctoral Degrees to be awarded at end of Fall Semester.  Late applications will not be accepted.

Jan. 16

Final Deadline for filing Application For Graduate Forms (PDF Format)

for Master's and Doctoral Degrees to be awarded at end of Spring Semester

Flexible

One week prior to your defense, electronically submit your thesis or professional paper to The Graduate School. See ETDP Submission Process for Thesis and Professional Paper or Dissertation.

  • This is simply to check for formatting errors

Jan. 16

Final Deadline for completion of all requirements for graduation. This includes submission of the final electronic version of your document and other final items to The Graduate School. See ETDP Submission Process for Thesis and Professional Paper or Dissertation.

Dec. 18

Last Day of Fall Semester and award date for Fall Degrees

 
Refer to the Graduate School's on-line instructions for more information on the creating and preparation of the thesis, professional paper and dissertation.