Graduate Student Resources

Supervisory Committee - Doctoral

Doctoral students will need to complete an appointment form for Advanced Graduate Student Supervisory Committee which names the members of the student's committee. The Doctoral Committee is comprised of at least four members (a minimum of three members in addition to the Major Professor).

The members must be credentialed as Associate of Full Members of the College of Education graduate faculty. In special cases, a member(s) outside of the College of Education with special expertise in the academic area in which the major work of the degree will be done and whose academic record meet the criteria for credentialing at the Associate of Full level in the College of education may serve on the doctoral committee.

At least three members of the doctoral committee must come from the academic area in which the major work for the degree will be done. At least opne member of the committee must be from outside the student's discipline. One of the committee members should represent the cognate area that is a part of the students program of study.

For a four-member committee, at least two members (the major professor and one member) must be credentialed at the full level in the College of Education. A faculty member from one of the foundation areas (Psychological & Social Foundations, Educational Measurement & Research, or Curriculum and Instruction) may be counted toward the three-member minim requirement for the academic are in which the major work of the degree will be done.

Below is a list of Credentialed Faculty for the College of Education. In the event that the student wishes to add a faculty member who is not on the Credentialed Faculty List, they will need to contact the Graduate Support Office (EDU 320) regarding the process for Special Credentialing.

Once a student has established a Supervisory Committee, any changes to the committee will need to be made with Change to Advanced Graduate Student Supervisory Committee Form. Changes to the committee include adding members, removing members, or changing members' status. Listed below are the Supervisory Committee Forms.

Credentialed Faculty List

Advanced Graduate Student Supervisory Committee Form

Change to the Advanced Graduate Student Supervisory Committee Form