Transfer from Master’s to Doctoral Graduate Program


Form Type: Records and Registration
Form For: Current Students

Description

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This form must be completed in order to transfer from a master’s degree to a doctoral degree program.


Further Information:

Students may transfer from a master’s program to a doctoral program without completing the master’s requirements provided they meet the following requirements:

  • The student has completed one year of study in their master’s program and applies for the transfer prior to completing their second year of study;
  • The student has completed 12 credits of coursework OR met the coursework requirements for a master’s degree in their program with a minimum 76% average.
  • At least six of the 12 credits/coursework requirements are 500-level or above courses;
  • At least six of the 12 credits/coursework requirements have final grades of 76% or above;
  • The student shows clear evidence of research ability;
  • The transfer is supported by the supervisor and program coordinator;

Please see our Graduate Policy and Procedure Manual for information on transfers from master’s to doctoral degree programs.

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  • Please select your graduate program assistant from the dropdown below.
  • The date of transfer must correspond to the beginning of a term. Transfers should not be retroactive. Ideally, the transfer is initiated early in the student's program.
  • Please see the policy manual for information on transfers from a master’s degree to a doctoral degree without completing master’s requirements.
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