Program of Study Required for all degree and certificate seeking graduate students within the first
semester (certificates), prior to earning 12 credit hours of course work (master's
and specialist degrees), or prior to earning 36 credit hours (doctoral degrees).
The Program of Study is developed in consultation with and approved by the student's
graduate program advisor. Final approval rests with the Graduate School.
Comprehensive Exam/Capstone Completion Required and must be submitted by the student's research committee chair or primary
advisor by the deadline that final grades are posted in the Registrar's Office.
Academic Plan To appeal dismissal, students must submit an Academic Plan concurrently with the Appeal
of Graduate Policy. Students on probation may also be asked to submit an academic
plan by their academic department. *Students who receive notification from Financial Aid to submit an Academic Plan should
complete the Program of Study above, NOT the Academic Plan form.