Graduate Academic Program Approvals

New Degree Programs – Required Approvals

The processing form is available on this Policies and Procedures site.

Academic Department

College/School C&C Committee and Dean

Graduate Executive Committee and Graduate Dean

Board of Trustees

CT Board of Higher Education

Provost informs Registrar

The approval process must be completed by the end of January in order to become effective in May on the day following Commencement.

Fields of Study and Areas of Concentration (Master’s or Doctoral) – Required Approvals

The processing form is available on this Policies and Procedures site.

New Fields of Study and Areas of Concentration

Academic Department

College/School C&C Committee and Dean

Graduate Executive Committee and Graduate Dean

Board of Trustees

CT Board of Higher Education

Provost informs Registrar

The approval process must be completed by the end of January in order to become effective in May on the day following Commencement.

Changing name of Field of Study

Academic Department

College/School C&C Committee and Dean

Graduate Executive Committee and Graduate Dean

Board of Trustees

CT Board of Higher Education

Provost informs Registrar

The approval process must be completed by the end of January in order to become effective in May on the day following Commencement.

Interdisciplinary Field of Study

When a field of study is sponsored by two or more departments, all of the departments and schools or colleges must approve in addition to all of the other required steps.

Changes to Concentrations

Academic Department

College/School C&C Committee and Dean

Graduate Executive Committee and Graduate Dean

Interdisciplinary Areas of Concentrations

When a field of study is sponsored by two or more departments, all of the departments and schools or colleges must approve in addition to all of the other required steps.

Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Certificates – Required Approvals

The processing form is available on this Policies and Procedures site.

Academic Department

College/School C&C Committee and Dean

Graduate Executive Committee and Graduate Dean

Board of Trustees

CT Board of Higher Education

Provost informs Registrar

The approval process must be completed by the end of January in order to become effective in May on the day following Commencement

Subject Areas – Required Approvals

The processing form is available on this Policies and Procedures site.

Academic Department

College/School C&C Committee and Dean

Graduate Executive Committee and Graduate Dean

Provost informs Registrar