All master’s students electing the thesis option and all
candidates for the Ph.D. degree, must conduct an original
laboratory, administrative or clinical investigation. The results
are reported in the form of a written dissertation which must be
presented and defended at an oral examination.
All thesis and dissertation candidates must take the appropriate
900 level research course each semester from completion of
comprehensive examination requirements up to and including the
semester in which the thesis or dissertation is defended.
All laboratory research must be conducted at the University,
unless explicitly authorized by the Ph.D. or master’s
The Research Tool consists of:
- FRE 0101, 0102
- GER 0101, 0102
- MTH 165, 166 or PAS 265