Theses and Dissertations

If you are planning (or required) to write a thesis for your Master's degree, we recommend the following:

  • First and foremost, download the Graduate School's Graduate Thesis GuideThis is ESSENTIAL; the earlier you start using this guide, the fewer hassles you will have towards the end of the thesis process. 

  • Make sure you have your own personal copy of the appropriate style manual for your discipline.  (For most theses, you will need an APA, MLA, or Chicago guide.)  Again, the earlier the better!

  • Use the Graduate School's guide to assist you along the way with submitting your proposal/abstract, formatting files correctly, and so on.

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