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Thesis Deadlines


The thesis must be approved by the thesis committee prior to submission to the reader.

The master’s thesis & specialist project guidelines have been revised. The new guidelines are available on the Graduate School webpage.

An approved bound copy should be ordered for the department library. Please review the procedure for deposition of theses, dissertations, and specialist projects.

Human Subjects

Does your thesis involve research with humans? If so, it must first be approved by the WKU Office of Research Integrity (Compliance) before collecting data.

CTM Exam Dates

Fall 2019: December 11, 2019

Spring 2020: May 13, 2020

All students who are registered for thesis hours (AMS 599) are required to take the Certified Technology Manager (CTM) exam as a requirement for graduation. 


Deadlines for Master's Thesis

See the Graduate School website for thesis deadlines


Thesis Deadlines 

Your thesis committee chair will set deadlines for the final defense and internal reading/corrections of the thesis BEFORE submission to the Graduate School. Failure to coordinate this with your thesis chair may delay your program completion. 

Engineering Technology Management thesis questions should be directed to (270) 745-3251. All other thesis related questions should be directed to the Graduate School at (270) 745-2446.

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