Master’s Completion Checklist

Master's Thesis
  • Respond to offer of admission
  • Locate housing
  • Clear any medical holds
  • Obtain student ID card
  • Attend orientation
  • Register for classes
  • Check academic calendar for deadlines
  • Contact your departmental advisor
  • Identify your major professor
  • Begin selecting your advisory committee
  • Develop your Plan of Study
  • Register each term
  • Check academic calendar for deadlines
  • Submit your approved Plan of Study (recommended)
  • Complete required course work
  • Complete comprehensive exams

Click here for a downloadable version of the Master’s Thesis Completion Checklist

Master's Non-Thesis
  • Respond to offer of admission
  • Locate housing
  • Clear any medical holds
  • Obtain student ID card
  • Attend orientation
  • Register for classes
  • Check academic calendar for deadlines
  • Contact your departmental advisor
  • Identify your major professor
  • Begin selecting your advisory committee
  • Register each term
  • Check academic calendar for deadlines
  • Submit your approved Plan of Study (recommended)
  • Complete required course work
  • Complete comprehensive exams

Click here for a downloadable version of the Master’s Non-Thesis Completion Checklist

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