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Welcome

For more information about resources for graduate students, please contact the Office of Graduate Admission, Financial Aid, and Student Services at 617-552-4214 or gradoffice@bc.edu.

News and Upcoming Deadlines

Program of Study Deadlines:

In the fall semester, all second year doctoral students (except C&I) will need to submit their Program of Study prior to registration for spring semester. Doctoral Program of Study forms need to be signed by the student, faculty advisor, and department chair. Final approved forms should be submitted to the department office.

All Master's and CAES students who began their program in Spring 2014 or Summer 2014 (except Counseling) will need to submit their Program of Study prior to registration for spring semester.  Master's and CAES Program of Study forms need to be signed by the student, faculty advisor, and Associate Dean. Final approved forms should be submitted to the Graduate Office (Campion 135).

The deadline for submitting the Program of Study form for fall semester is Friday, November 7, 2014. If the form is not submitted by the deadline, a registration hold will be placed on your account and you will not be able to register for spring semester.

In the spring semester, all first year C&I doctoral students will need to submit their Program of Study prior to registration for summer and fall semesters. Doctoral Program of Study forms need to be signed by the student, faculty advisor, and department chair. Final approved forms should be submitted to the department office (Campion 211).

All Master's and CAES students who began their program in Fall 2014 and first year Counseling Psychology students will need to submit their Program of Study prior to registration for summer and fall semester.  Master's and CAES Program of Study forms need to be signed by the student, faculty advisor, and Associate Dean. Final approved forms should be submitted to the Graduate Office (Campion 135).

The deadline for submitting the Program of Study form for spring semester is Monday, March 30, 2015.  If the form is not submitted by the deadline, a registration hold will be placed on your account and you will not be able to register for summer or fall semesters.

Master's/CAES Comprehensive Exam Information

Master's/CAES Fall 2014 Comprehensive Exams:

Students must register for EDUC8100/APSY8100/ELHE8100/ERME8100 and submit the new online registration form in order to be completely registered to take their comprehensive exam requirement.

Request to Graduate/Comprehensive Exam Request Form

 

CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

The format is a take-home exam and will be distributed on Friday, October 17, 2014.  Exams are due back no later than 4p.m. on the following Friday, October 24, 2014. The deadline to submit the Comprehensive Exam Request form is Friday, October 3, 2014.

COUNSELING PSYCHOLOGY

The Counseling Psychology Comprehensive Exam (Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling) is only offered in the spring semester. The exam will be held on in late January, 2015.  The deadline to submit the Comprehensive Exam Request form is in December 2014. The location and time of the exam are still being determined.

HIGHER EDUCATION

The format is a take-home exam and will be distributed on Friday, October 24, 2014.  Exams due back no later than 10 a.m. on Monday, October 27, 2014. The deadline to submit the Comprehensive Exam Request form is Friday, October 3, 2014.  There will be a Higher Education Comprehensive Exam Information Session held.  Information will be posted in the fall.

APPLIED DEVELOPMENTAL AND EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

Comprehensive Exam Thesis Critical Literature Review Proposal and Cover sheet is due to readers September 5, 2014.  Submit completed paper to readers by October 25, 2014. Final Revisions (if requested) due back to readers by December 1, 2014.  The deadline to submit the Comprehensive Exam Request form is Friday, October 3, 2014.

EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION

The format is a multiple choice and oral exam. The deadline to submit the Comprehensive Exam Request form is Friday, October 3, 2014. Once the form has been submitted, contact Jillian Gomolka in the ERME Department to schedule your exam.

EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP

For students in the licensure program, the exam consists of an oral presentation and defense of the student's practicum portfolio and leadership platform.  For students in the non-licensure program, the format of the exam is a written response to a series of prompts.  Exam materials will be due toward the end of the semester.  Oral exams will be scheduled individually with the department toward the end of the semester.  All written exams must be completed by Wednesday, November 5, 2014.  The deadline to submit the Comprehensive Exam Request is Friday, October 3, 2014.

ALL TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS

The Comprehensive Exam requirement will be satisfied by the successful completion of EDUC 7431/EDUC 7432, Inquiry Seminar. The deadline to submit the Comprehensive Exam Request form is Friday, October 3, 2014.