Transfer from Doctoral to Master’s Graduate Program


Form Type: Records and Registration
Form For: Current Students and Faculty and Staff

Description

Students may apply to transfer from doctoral to master’s programs.


Further Information:

Transfers may be approved if they meet the following conditions:

  • Ideally, the transfer is initiated early in the student’s doctoral program.
  • The transfer should be justified on the grounds of its appropriateness for the student’s personal or professional goals. These should be discussed by the student and their advisor.
  • Transfer requires the full agreement of both student and graduate program.

Transfers between programs involving a change of discipline must be treated as new admissions.
Transfers from doctoral to master’s programs may have implications for student funding.


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