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Doctoral Degree Completion Deadline


Doctoral students have five years from the end of the semester following the comprehensive examination to complete degree requirements, including the dissertation.  Students seeking an extension of this deadline should contact the School of Education.


Students seeking an extension of the five-year maximum to complete all requirements, including the dissertation, must provide a letter to the Chair of Dissertations with a rationale for the request and a specific plan for completion that includes a timeframe.  The request must arrive no less than 30 days before the completion deadline to be considered by the School of Education appeals committee.


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