Completion of Requirements


Regardless of whether you are doing a thesis or professional project, there are a few loose ends that always need to be tied up and a few requirements that many students overlook. This section is to help everyone keep track of what needs to be done to achieve the goal of every student – graduation!


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

Ending Project with IRB

Students who were required to obtain IRB approval must provide evidence to the academic adviser that the IRB paperwork has been filed to end the research study. [More]

Format Check for Thesis Students

Theses need to be format checked by the academic adviser before the final draft is burned to a CD as specified by the MU Graduate School. [More]

Exam Only

Graduate students are required to be enrolled the semester in which they defend their thesis or professional project. [More]

Scheduling Oral Defense

Students are responsible for scheduling the oral defense of their thesis or professional project. [More]

Incomplete Grades

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

Kappa Tau Alpha

Kappa Tau Alpha accepts the top 10 percent of each graduating class as members. [More]