460.90 Advancement To Candidacy

Upon successfully completing a program of required coursework and other requirements as defined by their graduate program of study, and in consultation with their graduate advisor, a student is ready to advance to the thesis or project phase. After a student has successfully completed the requirements below the student can enroll in thesis or project courses. In order to be advanced to candidacy, the student must have:

  • Completed coursework and other specific degree requirements as defined by each graduate advisor and graduate program of study;
  • Completed required coursework with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (“B”);
  • All grades earned must be a minimum “B” grade or 3.0 grade;
  • Received a recommendation for advancement to candidacy from the Graduate Program Director/Advisor;
  • Received final approval of being advanced to Candidacy as determined by the Graduate Program Director and Dean of Graduate Studies.
  • Students can only enroll in thesis and project credits after approval by the Graduate Committee advancement to candidacy.


Adopted: 4/16/2021

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