Graduate Handbook

This Graduate Student Handbook is maintained by the department and includes specific requirements, guidelines, policies, and worksheets that apply to all M.A. programs administered through the department. Please feel free to download for your own use. Any questions about policies contained herein should be directed to the Director of Graduate Studies.   

Please view or download the current edition of the Graduate Handbook as a PDF or a Word Document.

NOTE: Because important changes were made to the graduate program for students beginning the program in Fall 2020, this handbook is a reference for those students who began the program in Fall 2020 or later. Those who started the program before Fall 2020 should refer to the "archive" handbook below.

Graduate Handbook PDF

Graduate Handbook .doc

The below (archive) versions of the handbook apply only to students who entered the program before Fall 2020.