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Thesis & Dissertation

Scheduling Exams

Exams (e.g., qualifying, comprehensive, thesis/dissertation defenses) are to be administered only when MU is officially in session. If an exam requires a written and oral section, both can only be

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Freedom to Publish Thesis and Dissertation Research

Freedom to publish and share results are major criteria for assessing the appropriateness of any research project, particularly those involving graduate students. Consistent with the mission of the University of

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Conflict of Interest and Student Interaction with Industry

Conflict of Interest All graduate students who hold an assistantship or are student employees are required to self disclose any outside employment or business activities and interests that could interfere

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Supplemental Materials for Thesis and Dissertation Submission

Additional materials for thesis and dissertation submission Thesis/Dissertation Processing Fee  This fee is used to pay for the service that archives all theses and dissertations submitted to the University of

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Forming a Doctoral or Thesis Program Committee

Every graduate student must form a faculty committee to oversee the process of thesis or dissertation completion. A thesis committee is composed of three members of the MU faculty: a

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Technology and Your Thesis or Dissertation Supplemental Materials Submission

Portable Document Format (pdf) All thesis and dissertation materials must be submitted in pdf format. pdf files can be created with a variety of programs, including word processors (e.g. Microsoft

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Supplemental Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Materials

Multimedia files Multimedia files may be included with your research file, and submitted by uploading to Canvas along with the research file. Alternatively, they can be submitted to our office

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Body Format for Thesis or Dissertation

General Formatting Information Save as: “research.pdf” Students are to follow the style manual recommended by their academic program. Margins: Left Margin – 1.5 inches; Top, Bottom, and Right Margins –

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Electronic Dissertation and Thesis Basics

The master’s degree student When required for a master’s program, a thesis must be written on a subject approved by the student’s thesis committee. It must be the student’s own

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