Admission to Degree Candidacy

Following the successful passage of the Comprehensive Assessment Defense, the Program Office will submit the Examination Results Form to the Graduate School, and the participant will be classified as a doctoral degree candidate who is ready to transition to LEAD 7700: Pre-Dissertation Seminar.

Eligibility requirements for admission to degree candidacy:

  • Academic good standing

  • Successful completion of all core and elective course work

  • Successful achievement of a cumulative program GPA of 3.0 or above with no more than two grades below a “B” grade

  • Successful defense of the Comprehensive Assessment