2018-2019 Catalog

Culminating Experience

All master's degree programs require a culminating experience. This experience may be a thesis, project or comprehensive exam. A few professional programs require the portfolio. The portfolio can include elements of the thesis and comprehensive exam and requires extensive graduate-level writing incorporating original thoughts and ideas concerning areas important to the discipline. The thesis, project, comprehensive exam and portfolio should include a oral component The portfolio is program specific and details about this culminating experience are available from the program coordinators.