Graduate Thesis & Dissertation General Guidelines

Students who elect to complete a graduate thesis or are required to do a graduate thesis or doctoral dissertation will find the process is a major undertaking in their academic journey. Graduate students will invest significant time and energy in preparing primary and secondary research that will add to the body of knowledge of their fields of study producing a project of significant original material. Instructors and administrators will review at several stages in order to ensure that the students have proven their ability to succeed in an academically challenging situation of this scope.

Graduate Thesis & Dissertation General Guidelines; Download PDF

The general guidelines are used by all students regardless of their program of study.  However, students should consult their degree requirements for program specific requirements.  Some examples of these programs and/or campus accreditation links are listed below along with student resources to ensure student success.