Master's Roadmap

Master's Degree Roadmap and Guidelines

Master's students in the OILS program may choose to complete their degree in one of two pathways. The first pathway (Plan I) will requires students to submit and defend a Master's thesis. The second pathway (Plan III) will require the student to complete their degree by completing all of the necessary coursework. Plan I is recommended for students who plan on applying to the Doctoral level program later on as it will introduce the student to skills for writing and defending academic papers. You can find the steps you will need to proceed in to complete your degree for your desired plan at the link below. It will also show you what steps you will need to take in order to obtain your Master's degree according to the plan and pathway you have selected.