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The Graduate School - Policies and Procedures

Table of Contents

  • Application for Graduate Admission
  • Degree Seeking Graduate Students
    • Application Requirements
    • Application Deadlines
    • Entrance Exam Requirements
  • Non-Degree Graduate Students
    • General Criteria
    • Non-Degree Application Requirements
    • Non-Degree Application Deadlines
    • Non-Degree Registration
  • International Graduate Students
    • Degree Seeking International Students
    • Non-Degree International Students
    • English Proficiency Exams
  • Admission Policies
    • General Guidelines
    • Full Admission
    • Provisional Admissions
    • Admission with Condition
    • Admission Denial
  • Residency and Fees
    • University and Graduate Student Fees
    • Residency Requirements for Fee Purposes
  • Training and Development
    • Information Fair and Welcome Dinner
    • Graduate Seminars
    • Graduate Teaching Assistant Orientation
    • Training and Development Fee
  • Master's Requirements
    • Master's Degree Plans
    • Second Master's Degree
    • General Credit Requirements for Master's Degrees
    • Registration Requiremtns for Master's Degrees
    • Course Limitations for Master's Degrees
    • Foreign Language Requirements
    • Master's Graduate Committee
    • Thesis Credit Requirements
    • Master's Thesis
    • Thesis Patent Policy
    • Qualifying Examination
    • Comprehensive Examination
    • Defense of Thesis
    • Application for Advanced Degree
    • Summary of Procedures
    • Commencement
  • Doctoral Requirements
    • Doctor of Philosophy and Doctor of Education
    • Doctoral Degree Application Process
    • General Credit Requirements
    • Doctoral Graduate Committee
    • Major Professor (Committee Chair)
    • The Graduate Representative
    • Doctoral Graduate Program of Study
    • Doctoral Dissertation
    • Qualifying Examination
    • Doctoral Comprehensive Examination
    • Defense of Dissertation
    • Application for Advanced Degree
    • Summary of Procedures
    • Commencement
  • Auditing Credits
  • Challenging a Course
  • Continuous Enrollment Policy
  • Credit Requirements
  • Grades, Course Loads and Special Courses
    • Grades
    • Course Loads
    • Individual Problem Course (570)
    • Special Topics Course (580)
    • Professional Development (588)
    • Graduate Consultation Course (589)
    • Undergraduate Courses (4XX)
  • Internships
    • Program Requirements
    • Internship Credit Requirements and Other Criteria
  • Pass/Fail Courses
    • Pass/Fail Categories
    • Registration for Pass/Fail Courses
    • Grading for Pass/Fail Courses
    • Pass/Fail Course Limitaions
    • Transfer of Pass/Fail Credits
  • Registration
    • General Guidelines
    • Immunization Reords
    • One Credit Extension, Final Semester Registration
  • Appeals and Grievances
    • Graduate Student Academic Appeals
    • Academic Appeals Process
    • Graduate Student Academic Grievance Procedure
    • Academic Integrity and Student Conduct Guidelines
  • Academic Probation and Dismissal
    • Good Standing
    • Scholastic Probation
    • University Probation
    • Dismissal (Suspension)
    • University Withdrawls
    • Readmission to Graduate Degree Standing
  • Transferring Credits
  • Master's Examinations
    • Master's Qualifying Examination
    • Master's Comprehensive Examination
    • Defense of Thesis
  • Doctoral Examinations
    • Doctoral Qualifying Examination
    • Doctoral Comprehensive Examination
    • Defense of Dissertation
  • Commencement
  • Withdraw Application for Advanced Degree
  • Research at Montana State University
  • Graduate Assistantships
    • General Information
    • Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTA)
    • GRA Requirements for International Students
    • Tuition Waiver General Information
    • Requirements & Deadlines for Submission of Tuition Waiver Requests
    • Graduate Research Assistants (GRA)
    • Other Student Employment
    • Ethical and Professional Standards: Consensual Relationships
  • Montana State University Nondiscrimination Policy

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