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Graduate Program Forms

Graduate Degree Plan (GDP)

A Graduate Degree Plan must be filed by the end of the first semester of the program. Failure to submit a Program Plan results in a hold on registration. Upon completion of the program degree clearance will be conducted against the GDP. Any changes in the GDP prior to graduation must be approved by addendum (below). The link below will bring you to the Graduate Degree Plan.

Graduate Degree Plan Form

General Guidelines for completing the Graduate Degree Plan:

  1. The Degree Sought is M.Ed., the Major is Education  and this program is a Plan B
  2. Any transfer coursework you may have is written on the bottom of page one.  Program coursework goes on page two.
  3. Print and submit this form to the DGS assistant in 150 EduE (do not submit directly to the Graduate School)


Other Forms


Committee Recommendation for Degree (Word file) The information provided by the student on this form will be verified against the Program Plan, any addendums filed, and the student's transcript. If independent study was used to fulfill elective requirements, include the title of the independent study project. The form will be returned to the student if any discrepancies are found.
Electives/Transfer Credit Approval (Word file) Use this form to get approval of elective courses prior to forming a committee or filing the program plan.
Independent Study Contract (Word file) This form must be filed with the Graduate Program Office to register for independent study.
Program Plan Addendum (Word file) Use this form to get approval for any changes to the Program Plan on file.
Research Project Cover Sheet (Word file) Example of the cover sheet for the research project when it is submitted to fulfill degree requirements.
Research Project Proposal Cover Sheet (Word file) This form must be signed and submitted with the research project proposal.
Immunization Form
This form must be filed with the Health Services Office during the first semester of the program.  A registration hold will be placed on student's record until the form is filed with Health Services.