Master's students must submit the appropriate Master's Program of Work Form to UTA 7.324 by the 12th class day of the Fall or Spring semester during which they plan to earn the master's degree, or by the second class day for the Summer semester if they plan to earn the master's degree in Summer. Upon receiving an email with instructions from the ECE Graduate Office, students then apply online through the Graduate School to earn the MSE. The deadline to submit the Report or Thesis is the last class day of the semester listed on The University's Academic Calendar.
PhD students must complete the University's Graduate School procedures in order to graduate. The first step is to submit an online form to apply for graduation at the beginning of the graduating semester. The procedures that must be completed to earn the PhD degree can be found on the Graduate School's Deadlines and Forms.
In addition to other requirements, graduating doctoral candidates must plan ahead to complete the following:
- Give a copy of the written dissertation to each committee member one month in advance of the final oral defense date.
- Schedule a final defense by submitting the required paper form (on pink paper), signed by each committee member and the Graduate Advisor, to the Graduate School office in Main 101 two weeks before the final oral defense date.
- Submit the dissertation to the Graduate School in Main 101 and complete all the required procedures by the last class day of the semester listed on The University's Academic Calendar.
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