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Research Masters/M.A. & M.S. Milestones

Timeline:

  1. Chair nominated - By the end of the 3rd week of the 1st semester.
  2. Committee formed - By the end of the 2nd semester.
  3. Masters Exam - By the end of the 8th semester. 
  4. Thesis - By the end of the 8th semester.

Details:

  Chair
Nomination
Special
Committee
Selection
Masters
Exam
Thesis
Description Faculty member who
represents major subject
Two member committee
consisting of chair and one
minor member
Final examination for
Master’s Degree
Requirement of M.A. and
M.S. degree
Deadline By end of 3rd
week
of 1st
semester
By end of 2nd 
semester

By 8th semester (no more than 4 years)

By 8th semester (no
more than 4 years)
Tracking
  • Graduate Students w/Current Advising Members
  • Committee Formation and Deadlines
  • Graduate Students w/Current Advising Members
  • Committee Formation and Deadlines
  • Milestone Exam Details
  •  Approaching Time to Degree
  • Provisional Degree List
Extension Can assign DGS as temporary chair 1 semester extension with
petition before end of 2nd
semester
1 semester extension
with petition, submitted
on 1st of the month prior
to conferral
1 semester extension
with petition, submitted
on 1st of the month prior
to conferral