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Doctor of Education Degree Checklist

  • Prepared outline of curriculum with program coordinator or advisor.
  • Passed qualifying paper defense.
  • Had a dissertation committee approved by the Dean of the Graduate School.
  • Completed courses listed in outline of curriculum.
  • Presented acceptable dissertation prospectus to dissertation committee.
  • Admitted to candidacy immediately after satisfactory completion of qualifying paper.
  • Submitted Application for Degree and paid diploma fee by the end of the first week of the last semester of study.
  • Completed residence requirements.
  • Presented dissertation in a form and according to a schedule acceptable to the dissertation committee before taking the final examination.
  • Satisfactorily completed the final dissertation defense/examination.
  • Maintained a 3.0 average overall and in major field, with no more than one C in a course to be applied toward the fulfillment of degree requirements, and with the prescribed number of semester hours earned in courses at the 500 and 800 levels.
  • Turned in, or made arrangements for turning in, to the Graduate School office the approved one copy of the dissertation in perfect, finished form,  with an approval sheet with original signatures in black ink and a dissertation abstract, and two extra copies of the abstract, and paid dissertation binding charge of $15.00 per copy.
  • Paid appropriate fees for the services provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. See the Graduate School Office for current fee amounts.
  • Attended graduation exercises, unless excused in advance in writing by the Dean of the Graduate School.