GRADUATING

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Applying for Graduation:

Two semesters prior to graduation (e.g., first week of Spring 2017 for graduation in December 2017), file the application for graduation and submit it with a graduation fee to the MPA Financial Aid office in Bayramian Hall (818) 677-4085.

Finishing Project/Thesis:

  • Deadlines for uploading first and second drafts are posted on the Graduate Studies’ website http://www.csun.edu/grip/graduatestudies/thesis/ Or go to www.csun.edu/, under academics heading click on “Graduate Studies”, on the Graduate Studies website select on “Thesis Information”.
  • Projects and Theses must be uploaded no later than the posted dates for students to graduate in a given semester.
  • Also visit the department webpage for the most current version of the department Culminating Experience Handbook

Taking the Comprehensive Exam:
  • The exam is held approximately four (4) weeks before the end of the semester.
  • Contact the department office during the first few weeks of the semester for the semester’s due date.
  • No later than one month prior to the exam, you must turn in a typed copy of your exam questions (without answers) to the main office.

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