Thesis Guidelines

Additional Department Guidelines

  1. As of January 2013, there is a 16,000-20,000 word minimum length for the thesis. Thesis mentors should verify that the theses under their supervision meet the minimum number of words by providing the total world count.The font should be 12 point, excluding bibliography, notes, title page, and table of contents. Exceptions may be made for theses that are based upon mathematical modeling or have a substantial statistical analysis as the main methodology.

  2. Theses should follow APA style.

  3. Thesis for the MAIR degree cannot be less than 6 hours.