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Educational Leadership Doctoral Program

Doctoral Student Program Progress Forms

Form Type Electronic Form Form Description
EDD Program Planning Worksheet Form Completed during EDLD 702 - Orientation Course to guide student program progression. This is NOT the official GS Program of Study (see below).
GS Program of Study Form Completed using 'EDD Program Planning Worksheet' as a guide. Must be submitted to the Graduate School prior to completing 30 credit hours of coursework.
GS Program of Study Change Form Form Completed and submitted to the Graduate School at any time the filed and approved 'Program of Study' changes. If more substantive changes are required, please see the Graduate School website for the appropriate form.
EDD Internship Form Should be initiated at the time internship is agreed upon.  The form is submitted to our office only after it is completed in its entirety.
EDD Dissertation Committee Planning Form Form Completed with assistance from the student's program advisor one to two semesters prior to the semester in which student plans to take Qualifying Exam. This helps identify a dissertation chair and committee members.
GS Graduate Committee  Selection Form Completed once the student and program advisor have signed off on the EDD Dissertation Committee Planning Form.
EDD Qualifying Exam Form and Directions



Completed by the committee chair, signed by all members and submitted to the EDD Office. The EDD Office will forward exam to student on a previously agreed upon date (usually Friday and due back to the EDD Office on Monday). The EDD Office will forward completed exam to the chair for review. *Note: Upon successful completion of qualifying exam, this will be accepted as Admission to Candidacy.  Directions for completing the Qualifying Exam are included here.
EDD Dissertation Prospectus Form This is a recommended but not required step towards developing your dissertation proposal. Students typically complete this step in conjunction with the qualifying exam oral defense.
EDD - Dissertation Proposal Form Students must complete an oral defense of their dissertation proposal (Chapters 1-3) before beginning data collection, Please consult with your dissertation chair to schedule this meeting and complete and submit this form to our office.
Final Dissertation Signature Page and Packet

Signature Page

Dissertation Packet

Your dissertation signature page will be signed by the dissertation chair and committee immediately following successful defense of the completed dissertation. Two copies with original signatures will be needed. A dissertation packet is included here with helpful general information about your dissertation as well as final program steps.




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 Last Modified 3/6/19