The thesis must be approved by the thesis committee prior to submission to the reader.
The master’s thesis & specialist project guidelines have been revised. The new guidelines are available on the Graduate School webpage.
An approved bound copy should be ordered for the department library. Please review the procedure for deposition of theses, dissertations, and specialist projects.
Does your thesis involve research with humans? If so, it must first be approved by
the WKU Office of Research Integrity (Compliance) before collecting data.
Deadlines for Master's Thesis
Final Thesis Defense Deadline Date: October 30, 2015
AMS Reader Deadline: November 6, 2015
Graduate School Deadline: Noon, November 20, 2015
Final Thesis Defense Deadline Date: April 1, 2016
AMS Reader Deadline: April 8, 2016
Graduate School Deadline: Noon, April 22, 2016
Reader questions should be directed to the AMS Department at (270) 745-3251. All other thesis related questions should be directed to the Graduate School at (270) 745-2446.
Submission Deadlines for all semesters can also be found here: http://www.wku.edu/graduate/students/thesis/deadlines.php
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