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Comprehensive Exam

Students will defend their dissertation proposal. This will serve as their comprehensive exam. Students will defend their proposal at the conclusion of coursework (all major courses, research courses, and ED 7341), before the dissertation phase. In order to propose, students must identify a dissertation chair along with 3 additional committee members. Information regarding dissertation committee and dissertation proposal can be found here. A successful defense will serve as a passing grade. Click here for information regarding the forms that are required throughout the dissertation process. 

Questions about the exam process should be addressed to the APCE PhD Program Director.