Program requirements that represent the comprehensive examination must be completed no later than two weeks before commencement.
- Comprehensive Examination Application/Result forms are available at http://graduate.missouristate.edu/ (under Forms) and should be returned to the student’s department upon completion of student information in the top section.
- The department will forward results of the comprehensive examination to the Graduate College. These results will be entered into the University system (Banner) and will be reflected in the student’s degree audit.
A student not passing the comprehensive examination may repeat the exam upon the recommendation of the advisor and the department head and with the approval of the Graduate College. Except for students in the MBA, MAcc, MHA, Master of Fine Arts in Visual Studies, MS in Applied Behavior Analysis, MS in CIS, MS in Criminology and Criminal Justice, MS in Cybersecurity, MS in PAS and MS in Project Management, Doctor in Nursing Practice, a comprehensive examination must be passed by the candidate before a degree will be granted.