Degree Requirements


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Master's Degree

Doctoral Degree

Requirements for a Master's Degree

Step-by-step guides to completing your degree

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

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

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 Graduate Credits to Degree Requirements

Master's Performance Standards

Master's Completion

Doctoral Performance Standards

Doctoral Completion