Dec 07, 2022  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog

Mid-Career Students


Successful Student Progression

Forms and Milestones 

Engagement Opportunities

 

 

Mid-career master’s students are defined as those who have completed between one-third of the coursework required for the degree up to approximately 75% of their required course credits. For doctoral students, mid-career is the phase between having completed about one-third of their required course credits up until they successfully advance to doctoral candidacy.

 

Successful Student Progression

Mid-career students should maintain continuous enrollment and successfully complete required courses. The majority of student forms should be submitted during the mid-career phase. See the Student Forms section  for information on which forms are required, form locations, routing, approval processes, etc.

 

Forms and Milestones 

  • Submit the Graduate Advisory Committee Appointment form (if applicable); submit the Committee Change form, if needed.
  • Submit the Appointment of Faculty Advisor form (if applicable - certificate and master’s only).
  • Submit Plan of Study Parts I and II - if the program requires the appointment of a faculty advisor or an advisory committee, the student must have that respective form approved in order for the Plan of Study Parts I and II to be initiated or submitted.
  • Submit a Prospectus form (if applicable - master’s only) - the student must have a Plan of Study Parts I and II approved in order to initiate or submit this form.
  • Submit Advancement to Doctoral Candidacy form (doctoral only) - the student must have a Plan of Study Parts I and II approved in order to initiate or submit this form.

 

 

Engagement Opportunities

The Grad Academy offers mid-career students a wide range of workshops, certificates, and programs throughout the year. Mid-career is a terrific time to start working on and adding professional credentials that reflect advanced skill sets. These ‘transferable skills’ are helpful to your degree progression and completion but also show future employers that you will bring these and similar skill sets to your work. Also, at mid-career many students firmly identify their strengths and weaknesses as students; it is a great time to use freely available campus workshops, professional development certifications, grad badges, career development programs, and the like, to address areas of weakness and build on areas of professional strength. Opportunities for mid-career students include Research Certification, Teaching Certification, Mentorship Certification, Financial Literacy and Wellness Badge, Grant Writing 101, Grad Rebel Writing Boot Camp, Grad Rebel Advantage Mentor, Grad Rebel Ambassadors, Rebel Grad Slam: 3-Minute Thesis Competition. Please visit The Grad Academy website for the most updated information.

 

 

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