Degree Requirements


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Master's Degree

Doctoral Degree

Students in all graduate programs must submit a Graduate Degree Plan in the second or third semester of their program. Check with your program office for instructions.

Requirements for a Master's Degree


Step-by-step guides to completing your degree:

Students in Ed S, M Ed, MEEd, MEHS, M Eng, MTAG, and MTRES programs may follow different degree steps. Please check with your program office.

Plan A - Follow these steps

Detailed Requirements for Master's Degree with Thesis (Plan A)

Plan B  - Follow these steps

Detailed Requirements for Master's Degree without Thesis (Project paper - Plan B)

Plan C  - Follow these steps

Detailed Requirements for Master's Degree with Coursework Only (Plan C)

Requirements for a Doctoral Degree

Doctor of Education (EdD) Degree  - Follow these steps

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree - Follow these steps

Graduate School Policy

Application of Credits for Students Earning Graduate Degrees

Master's Performance Standards

Master's Completion

Doctoral Performance Standards

Doctoral Completion