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A thesis is an integral part of the scholarly achievement of master's degree candidates in many graduate programs at Eastern Washington University.  Approved theses become part of the EWU Digital Commons Institutional Repository.

Before beginning a major effort on your thesis, you must meet with your Committee Chair to determine the style manual required by your department, the scope of study, the procedure to be used (methodology), and determine if you will be collecting data from human subjects which will require an IRB (Institutional Review Board for Human Subjects Research) to be filed with the University.

If you are working on a thesis you will need to enroll in 600. *Please note if a 600 appears on your transcript you are required to submit a thesis before a degree can be awarded.

If you begin a thesis and decide later that you would like to do a research project instead you must notify Graduate Studies as soon as possible. You must also submit a Thesis/Research Project Option Change Request Form.

Please review the Master's Thesis Guidelines prior to submitting your thesis.

General Thesis requirements:

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