To: Students Applying for Candidacy
The following information is provided to assist you as you prepare for admission to candidacy and write your thesis or dissertation. Most of the information in this document is equally applicable to doctoral and masters students. Differences or exceptions will be indicated by the applicable degree abbreviation. It would be prudent for you to read an entire section to be certain you are familiar with the rules and regulations that apply. Note that "dissertation" always refers to doctoral students, "thesis" or "capstone" to masters students. There are four different masters-level degrees awarded by the graduate school: (1) the Master of Science (MS) degree, (2) the Master of Arts (MA) degree, (3) the Master of Medical Science (MMS) degree and (4) the Masters of Public Health (MPH) degree.
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