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Graduate Programs


A student graduates from WOU when the Registrar's Office determines that all university requirements have been met. Graduation occurs at the close of any academic term wherein the student's academic record is closed. Commencement exercises at WOU take place once a year in June.

Final Evaluation Procedures

Apply one term prior to completion of final course work. Please pay attention to important dates on the graduate calendar.

  1. Application for completion of master's degree must be submitted to the Graduate Office.
    • Each candidate must file an application for completion of the Master's degree with the Graduate Office. This application also serves as the application to complete the final evaluation.
  2. Submit a one-time $50 application fee.
  3. Final evaluation procedures must be completed, either written examinations or alternative evaluations.
  4. Complete Exit Survey administered by Graduate Office.
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