Graduate Degree Title Change

Approval Process Overview

A proposal for a degree title change is initiated by the submission of a Degree Title Change form. The steps for approval are described in the flow chart below.

If you have questions regarding the review process, please contact Lori Griffin (

Flow chart: approval process for degree title changes.

After Approval

Complete the New Academic Program Submission Form

  • After final approval is received, the submitting program faculty will complete a New Academic Program Submission form. Completed forms should be sent to Lori Griffin (ML 0097) to obtain the required signatures. 
  • The form will then be submitted to the Reigstrar's Office. 

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