Master's and doctoral level scholarship presented as a thesis or dissertation should involve analysis, synthesis, and/or evaluation of newly created or existing knowledge with the purpose of advancing the discipline or applying the knowledge to a specific situation.
The purpose of the thesis or dissertation document is to present that knowledge to the scholarly community is a clear, concise, and professional manner that is appropriate to the discipline. This handbook is written to guide you, the student-scholar, through the process of developing the final product.
When complete, your work will be archived in the University Library and also disseminated to the scholarly community through the online NCDocks repository. That repository in indexed in WorldCat.org and available through Google Scholar.
The Graduate School contact for questions regarding thesis and dissertation submission and review is Sharron Grimes (firstname.lastname@example.org).
- Guiding Questions for Design of Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analysis
- Tips for a quick graduate school review (PDF, 127 KB)
- MS Word Templates:
- Committee Change Form (PDF, 50 KB)
- Required Forms for Submission (these will be sent to you via email once you receive final approval from the Graduate School):
- Release Form
- Indexing Form