Completion of Requirements

Completion of Doctoral Requirements

There are a few loose ends that always need to be tied up. This section identifies some requirements that many students overlook.


Every student must check with the MU Graduate School, 210 Jesse Hall, to make sure that all paperwork is in order. [More]

Ending IRB

Students who were required to obtain approval from the Institutional Review Board must provide evidence to the academic adviser that the IRB paperwork has been filed to end the research study.

Dissertation Details

Dissertations need to be format checked by the academic adviser before the final draft is submitted in digital form to the MU Graduate School.

Scheduling of Oral Defense

Students are responsible for scheduling the oral defense of their dissertation. [More]

Incomplete Grades

It is the responsibility of the student to inform the committee chair of the term and the number of credits that are incomplete. [More]