M.A. Requirements

Critical steps for the M.A.

  • Working with the director of graduate studies, select first semester courses (M502 or M503 required).
  • Complete federal I-9 information, which will be emailed to you.
  • Sign, scan and return SAA contract, if applicable.
  • Attend orientation.
  • Orientation: Bring passport or other ID to the graduate office to complete federal I-9 filing.
  • Check with graduate office to make sure we have a final, official copy of your undergraduate transcript.

  • Sign, scan and return SAA contract, if applicable.
  • Choose advisory committee and create program of study. File with graduate office no later than April 15.
  • Enroll in courses noted for third semester on program of study.

  • Sign, scan and return SAA contract, if applicable.
  • Defend your thesis proposal.
  • Enroll in Master of Arts thesis hours (see graduate office for enrollment permissions).

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Questions?

Contact Kathy Teige, graduate studies administrative associate.