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Developing Graduate Program Proposals

All Graduate Program Proposals

Required Sections

All graduate program proposals must include a Graduate Council Program, Option, or Minor Proposal Form. Graduate program proposals must also include a cover page with contact information for the proposers and a table of contents, and must be paginated.

The following elements are required for proposals for new graduate programs, options, or stand-alone minors. For more details on what each section should contain, refer to the Graduate Program Proposal Procedures.

The following sections are required for program change proposals. For more details on what each section should contain, refer to the Graduate Program Proposal Procedures.

The following sections are required for program drop proposals. For more details on what each section should contain, refer to the Graduate Program Proposal Procedures.

Program proposals for new extended or off-campus graduate degree programs, or program change proposals for extensions or off-campus delivery of existing graduate degree programs must include additional sections in the proposal, as outlined in the Extended and Off-Campus Graduate Degree Programs policy. Note that programs delivered via World Campus are considered off-campus.

New Courses

Admissions Requirements

Degree Requirements

Bulletin Listing

List of Graduate Faculty

Consultation

Style

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Master’s Degree Program Proposals

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Doctoral Degree Program Proposals

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Integrated Undergraduate-Graduate (IUG) Degree Programs

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Dual-Title Graduate Degree Programs

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Joint Degree Programs

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Programs with Options

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Extended and Off-Campus Graduate Degree Programs

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For additional information or to request consultation on a proposal, contact the Director of Graduate Education Administration.

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