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Upcoming Deadlines
View the university calendar for last day to add, drop, & withdrawal from all classes; registration; grades due; and holidays

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Fall 2015

  • November 2 - Graduation Applications due to Program Director for December Conferral.
  • November 2 - Last day for Thesis/Project Defense for December Conferral.
  • November 16 - Last day to submit thesis to Graduate School for final review for December Conferral.
  • December 15 - Last day to submit Thesis/Project copies or CD to Graduate School for December Conferral.
  • January 15, 2016 - Last day for Graduate School Program Directors to submit graduation applications with Recommendation for Awarding Degrees to the Graduate School for December Conferral.

Spring 2016

  • January 15 - Graduate students may begin registration for May Hooding & Commencement Ceremonies.
  • March 1 - Graduation Application due to Program Director for May Conferral.
  • March 15 - Graduate students last day to submit reservation to participate in May Hooding & Commencement ceremonies and submit regalia order to Herff Jones.
  • April 1 - Last day for Thesis/Project Defense for May Conferral.
  • April 15 - Last day to submit thesis to Graduate School for final review for May conferral.
  • May 11 - Last day to submit Thesis/Project copies or CD to Graduate School for May Conferral.
  • May 13 -.Graduate School Hooding Ceremony at 8:00 a. m. in Ann Nicole Hall. MSU Commencement Ceremony at 10:00 a.m. at the MSU Dome.
  • June 1 - Last day for Graduate School Program Directors to submit graduation applications with Recommendation for Awarding Degrees to the Graduate School for May conferral.

Summer 2016

  • June 1 - Graduation Applications due to Program Director for August Conferral.
  • July 1 - Last day for Thesis/Project Defense for August Conferral.
  • July 15 - Last day to submit thesis to Graduate School for final review for August Conferral.
  • August 1 - Last day to submit Thesis/Project copies or CD to Graduate School for August Conferral.
  • August 15 - Last day for Graduate School Program Directors to submit graduation applications with Recommendation for Awarding Degrees to the Graduate School for August Conferral.
Graduate School

Welcome to the MSU Graduate School website.

Minot State University provides a quality education at a significant value. All students attending MSU, regardless of their residency pay North Dakota in-state tuition and fees.

MSU makes it convenient to earn your degree. Course delivery is designed to fit your life style. Take classes full-time, part-time or online.

Links to Departments offering graduate programs
» Communication Disorders (on campus)
» Education (on campus)
» Information Systems (online)
» Knowledge Management Certificate (online)
» Management (on campus or online)
» Music Education (on campus)
» Special Education (on campus)
» Teaching Mathematics (on campus)
» Teaching Science (on campus)
» School Psychology (on campus)

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