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Comprehensive Written Master's Examinations

Summer 2015

Information Sheet

Office of the Dean
College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd., #11030
Bowling Green, KY  42101-1030

Application Deadline: Friday, May 22, 2015
Exam Date: SATURDAY, June 13, 2015

Comprehensive written master's examinations are required for some students in the following areas:

•MAE in Special Education, Learning and Behavior Disorders (Ref. # 0424), LBNC concentration only (i.e., those seeking initial certification at the graduate level)

 ▪MAE in Special Education, MSD (Ref. #0425)

•MAE in Secondary Education (Ref. #103), ARTC students and GSKyTeach students only (i.e., those seeking initial certification at the graduate level).

•MAE in School Counseling (Ref. #046)

MAE in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling (Ref. #043)

•MAE in Student Affairs in Higher Education (Ref. #145)

•MAE in Education and Behavioral Science Studies (Ref. # 042)

TIME AND PLACE:  The examination will be held on SATURDAY, June 13, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon (Central Time).

     All examinations will be conducted in Gary A. Ransdell Hall (GRH).  Contact your department or advisor for location.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?  The following requirements must be met to take the comprehensive examination: apply for graduation upon earning 18 graduate hours; have completed any required research foundations and/or specified research course(s) on the program of study; be in the last semester of the degree program or have completed all content course work associated with the program; be in good standing academically; and have completed any additional requirements as specified by the department(s) directing the program.  Students should contact their program advisors for information about the specific comprehensive exam policy for that program.


The examination will be evaluated by your major department and a grade of Pass or Fail will be assigned.  The accompanying application form MUST be submitted directly to: Dr. Janet Applin, Associate Dean for Academic Programs, College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, ON OR BEFORE Friday, May 22, 2015.  Please follow submission instructions at the bottom of the application.

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