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 Catherine Smith (

Degree Title Change Form (DOCX)

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 Catherine Smith (ML 0097) to obtain the required signatures.
  • The form will then be submitted to the Registrar's Office.

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