Master's Thesis Guidelines and Procedures

These guidelines have been prepared to assist you in getting the information you need for successful completion of your master's thesis at UM-Dearborn. 

Enrolling in Master's Thesis

Review our Guide to Enrolling in Master's Thesis for further information on how to start. Students should follow their individual program policies and procedures in order to successfully complete their program in a timely manner. Frequent communication with your committee members is essential. It is the student's responsibility to be aware of all relevant deadlines and to plan accordingly.  Deadlines cannot be altered and missing one will delay your graduation.

Archiving Master’s Thesis

The resources below will help you format your thesis in accordance with university guidelines and archive your final thesis upon successful defense.

Master's Thesis Deadlines are as follows:

Summer 2019 Final Submission Deadline for Review: August 9, 2019
Fall 2019 Final Submission Deadline for Review: December 6, 2019
Winter 2020 Final Submission Deadline for Review: April 10, 2020

The format check/archiving process is required in order to release your final thesis grade. It is the student's responsibility to be aware of all relevant deadlines and to plan accordingly.  

Office of Graduate Studies

1055 -
Administration Building (AB)
Phone: 
313-583-6321
Fax: 
313-436-9156
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