Non-thesis students must use the following advising form to plan and record their course work completed towards degree. To meet the background, depth and breadth requirements as mentioned in the form , students will need to consult the mapping between courses and their areas of study. A non-thesis MS student must complete a comprehensive exam under a committee of at least thee faculty members. For graduation, a student must also meet the requirements and deadlines set by the graduate school, which can be found here:.
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Jump to navigation. Have questions? Contact us at has-academic arizona. Description top. A degree candidate must submit a 1-unit Master's Report. Both a professional report completed as a current work assignment or a graduate-level paper on a topic approved by the faculty advisor and Director of Graduate Studies-Hydrology are acceptable. Past reports, manuscripts, or documents completed prior to the beginning of the degree program may not be used to satisfy this requirement.
The comprehensive exam serves as a capstone for the MPA program allowing students to demonstrate expertise of subject material. Exam expectations include a literature review, links to the Universal Competencies, research, and application. The comprehensive exam is comprised of a take-home three-question written exam followed by an oral examination. All three questions will be distributed at the same time.
In consultation with their advisor, students may select classes from a wide variety of areas i. Most students conclude their MS studies with a thesis, where the goal is a publishable contribution. The requirements are given below and are subject to completion after entering the masters program.