Thesis Plan

Thesis Plan

A thesis allows a student to conduct independent research and contribute to the body of knowledge about their chosen topic. This section provides information about how to develop a proposal, select committee members, prepare and complete the thesis. The forms needed for the thesis plan also are provided.

Proposal Guidelines

The purpose of JOURN 8100 Thesis Seminar is the preparation of an acceptable thesis proposal.  [More]

Thesis Committee

Each thesis committee is composed of four faculty members.  [More]

Preparation of Thesis

The MU Graduate School has specific regulations regarding style, the acceptable kind of paper, proper margins, typeface and corrections for the thesis. [More]


All forms are available from the journalism academic adviser or can be downloaded from the MU Graduate School‘s website.  [More]


More general information about your Master’s Thesis Plan [More]