Students must submit a Program of Study to the Graduate School within the first semester, or prior to earning 12 credit hours of course work (inclusive of transfer credit). The degree program is developed in consultation with and approved by the student's graduate program advisor.
Any change in the approved Program of Study must be approved.
Admission to Candidacy (Form D)
This form will not be required as of Fall 2014.
Required for thesis/specialist project/dissertation publication.
For use by existing students who did not submit their committee membership & topic selection on their Program of Study. This form must be submitted prior to enrollment in any 599, 699, or 799 course.
Application for Graduation
The Application for Graduation must be submitted through TopNet the semester prior to degree completion.
Appeal of Graduate Policy
An academic plan must be submitted to the Graduate School by students who are appealing
dismissal. Students on probation may also be asked to submit an academic plan by
his or her department.
*Students seeking teacher certification or rank change should contact the Office of Teacher Certification for further requirements, 270-745-4300.