This policy establishes the criteria for granting a Master's Degree to an individual matriculated
in a Doctoral Program.
The Program Director in consultation with the Program's Committee on Academic Standing and the
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs will assure compliance with this policy. The SHP Registrar
be responsible for the implementation of this policy.
Any SHP Doctoral program, which has a mechanism in place to grant a Master's degree in that
program to current doctoral students who have fulfilled all the current requirements for
with a Master's degree in that program, including any required separate thesis or graduate pr
may recommend the award of a Master's degree to the student. The criteria for granting this
will be established by the individual program at the program/department level.
GRANTING A MASTER'S DEGREE TO STUDENT IN A DOCTORAL PROGRAM