Faculty Academic Advisors Upon admission, students will be initially assigned an academic advisor based on the technical interests indicated in the application.
It prepares students for advanced study in information science doctoral programs and careers in cutting-edge corporate or entrepreneurial environments. If you decide to pursue the MIM thesis option, below are the steps you need to follow: Speak with your academic advisor to discuss how pursuing the thesis option will impact your plan of study.
This Chair will not be assigned and the program cannot require a faculty member to advise a thesis. For MIM students, the required research methods course i. Under the direction of the Chair, develop a thesis proposal that describes the work to be accomplished as part of the thesis.
Submit your thesis proposal to The Thesis Committee. These credits may be one semester or spread over multiple semesters. Complete research and drafts thesis with guidance and input from the Chair as needed. Submit draft thesis document to the Chair by the deadline established by the student and the Chair.
The Chair reviews the thesis draft and any necessary revisions are made by the student to the satisfaction of the Chair. The Chair ensures the student is eligible to schedule an oral defense.
The Chair selects a time and place for the oral defense of the thesis and notifies the other members of the Committee and the student at least two weeks in advance. The members of the Committee must receive the thesis at least seven working days before the scheduled oral examination.
Should the Committee deem it reasonable and appropriate, it may require submission of the thesis more than seven working days in advance of the examination.
The Chair must request this form at least 2 weeks prior to the scheduled oral examination. Present the research questions, methods, and findings to attendees during the oral examination. Fields questions from attendees and Committee members. After the oral examination is complete, the Thesis Committee meets together without the student and decides on the outcome.
Once decided upon, they share the outcome with the student, and, when appropriate, those still in attendance. Procedures for the Oral Examination, including outcome options, can be viewed in The Graduate Catalog.
The Chair uses the Report of the Thesis Examining Committee document to record the outcome of the defense after its completion. Graduate School Plicies - http:Thesis and Dissertation Forms. Thesis and Dissertation Electronic Publication Form Nomination of Thesis or Dissertation Committee Form Graduation Surveys (Required for all UMD doctoral graduates) Graduation Forms.
Application for Admission to Candidacy Application for Graduation. The University of Maryland Distinguished Dissertation Award () In , the Graduate School inaugurated the annual University of Maryland Distinguished Dissertation Award.
The fifth competition will occur in Spring and will be for Ph.D. Recipients of the University of Maryland Distinguished Dissertation Award will receive an.
Must submit the Approved Program Form and Nomination of Thesis Committee Form to the Office of the Registrar, Mitchell Bldg. Committee form must be submitted at least 6 weeks before the scheduled defense; Master’s Non-Thesis Students: Last day to submit the Approved Program Form to the Office of the Registrar, Mitchell.
Graduate Program in Government and Politics. Although there are numerous forms associated with the graduate program. Here is some information regarding forms that you will/may need to . Request the appointment of the dissertation defense committee by filing the Nomination of the Thesis or Dissertation Committee form.
Be sure to include a copy of your Institutional Review Board (IRB) Approval letter approving your human subjects research. (Note: Your Report of Examining Committee form will be generated by the Registrar's Office.
Your dissertation chair must pick it up from the Office of Student and Education Services prior to your defense.) No later than two weeks prior to your scheduled defense, send Jessica Crosby an email with.