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Student approaches advisor to formalize graduate program plan, discuss second committee member, and determine if Human Subject (IRB) must be filed. Program approval for candidacy indicated by student and two graduate program faculty signatures on candidacy form. Form is then submitted Graduate Studies Office for review.

Deadline: After completion of 15 graduate credits and before completing one half of the minimum credits in the degree program. In all cases, application must be submitted by the second Friday of the term prior to intended graduation.

Candidacy Application

Candidacy Form Instructions

Candidacy Contract Change Form

Note: Candidacy forms will not be advanced if you have more than two "X" or "Y" grades, (excluding 600/601 courses.)

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