Students must complete a thesis or thesis project within 5 years of having begun the program, and ideally, at the end of 2 years in the program. Students must pass a thesis defense hosted by a thesis committee of at least three program faculty members in order to obtain the degree. (When appropriate, one faculty member may be substituted with a community partner of relevance.)
Thesis Project/Thesis Proposal
Students must pass a proposal presentation of their project/thesis to their thesis committee by the end of the second semester in the program. More information is provided in a proposal guide.
Transfer of Credit
Up to six (6) credit hours of graduate credit completed at an accredited institution may be accepted for transfer. Transfers of credit are subject to the approval of the program director.