College of Graduate Studies
Welcome to the source for all College of Graduate Studies forms.
- Admission / Readmission
- Enrolled Student Forms
- Program of Study - Admission to Candidacy - Advisory Committee Forms
- IRB for Protection of Human Subjects
- Graduation Forms
- Thesis / Dissertation Defense
- Additional Forms
Please complete and email the forms to email@example.com. If the items are sent by email, please note in the Subject line that attachments are included. Also, for the forms to be sent by email, you must have the full Adobe Acrobat program. If you only have the Adobe Acrobat Reader, you will need to print out the form and mail in or fax those documents (or print them out, scan and send by email).
Tennessee Tech University
College of Graduate Studies
P.O. Box 5012
Cookeville, TN 38505
Fax (931) 372-3497
All students will apply for admission through the student portal. (Select APPLY NOW to start that process).
Letter of Recommendation (Note - This form is not accepted by Ph.D. in Exceptional Learning Program. For that program please use a traditional recommendation letter that includes an assessment of your academic abilities.)
Experiential Track Supplemental Form -- This form is to be completed for the applicants to the MS Community Health and Nutrition program if they plan to pursue both the MS degree and the Experiential Learning Track.
Graduate Advisor Acceptance Form--to be submitted by applicants in to the MS program in Biology and the Ph.D. program in Environmental Sciences in the concentrations of Geosciences and Integrated Research
International Student Advisor Report --to be completed by international students currently attending another institution in the U.S.
Student health form - will be required by the Health Services Office prior to registration.
READMISSION: Students must apply for readmission when a gap occurs in attendance (excludes summer). If the student is out longer than one semester - student should reapply through the student portal. If a student is out only one semester - student may complete the readmission form and submit to firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Changes|| Change of Advisory Committee Request
Change of Major Concentration Request
Application for Reclassification to Full Standing
|Concerning Courses|| Course Validation Form
Graduate Assistant Request for Student Overload
Request for Graduate Course for Undergraduate or Graduate Credit
New Fast Track Students: Fast Track Program Acceptance + Course Credit Form
Existing Fast-Track Students: Fast Track Course Credit
Transfer of Graduate Credits Application
|Exceptions||Graduate Academic Fresh Start
Request for Exception to University Requirement
Exception Request to Walk in Commencement Form (Fall 2021 deadline to submit exception request form November 1, 2021)
Reinstatement Request Form (Submit to DBRY Hall Room 306)
Reinstatement Process Guide (Submit to DBRY Hall Room 306)
All research involving human subjects require approval from the Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects. Click here to go to the webpage for the Office of Research concerning IRB.
Application for Graduation SPRING 2021 (online form)
In addition to satisfying all degree requirements, a candidate for a degree must file an Application for Graduation at the beginning of the semester in which the degree is expected to be conferred.
The last date for the filing of the application is listed on the College of Graduate Studies calendar.
A graduate student shall be enrolled during the term in which the degree is awarded.
If a student applies for graduation but fails to satisfy graduation requirements, the student must reapply.
ATTENTION SUMMER GRADUATES - There is not a commencement ceremony for those graduating in August. Students who wish to participate will be allowed to return to the University for the December commencement ceremony.
|Comprehensive Exit Exam||College of Arts & Sciences Exit Comprehensive Exam Form
College of Education & College of Engineering Exit Comprehensive Exam Form
|Ph.D. Exit||Survey of Earned Doctorate (Ph.D. only)|
|Thesis/Dissertation Defense Forms||College of Arts & Sciences - Defense Form
College of Education, Engineering, & Interdisciplinary Studies Defense Form.pdf
|Request for Release of Records||FERPA Permission to Release
FERPA Information Page
|Appointment of Graduate Faculty||Graduate Faculty Forms and Information|
|Guidelines for Course and Curriculum Change Proposals|
|Master's and Ed.S. Appointment of Advisory Committee Form|
|Program of Study Worksheet|
ARCHIVED PROGRAM OF STUDY FORMS
With the implementation of Degree Works, all programs of study are automatically populated upon admissions. The forms listed below are for student and advisor use and are no longer required by the College of Graduate Studies. Some forms may be out of date since these are archived as of June 2021.
Online Teaching and Design
Service (Students Engaging, Responding, Volunteering & Impacting Communities Everywhere)
MPS Certificate Healthcare Informatics
MPS Certificate Human Resources Leadership
MPS Certificate Public Safety
MPS Certificate Strategic Leadership
MPS Certificate TESOL
MPS Certificate Training and Development
- Post Master's Certificate Through TNeCampus
- Master's Level
MA, M.Ed., or MS
MA English - Professional & Tech. Comm. - Sub Option
MA English - Professional & Technical Communication
MA English - Creative Writing
MA English - Literature
MA in Curriculum and Instruction (all concentrations)
MA in Counseling and Psychology
MACC Master of Accountancy
MBA Master of Business Administration
PSM Professional Science Masters - Environmental Informatics
MSN Family Nurse Practitioner
MSN Nursing Administration
MSN Nursing Education
MPS Healthcare Administration
MPS Public Safety
MPS Strategic Leadership
MPS Human Resources Leadership
MPS Training and Development
- Specialist in Education (Ed.S.)
- Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
PhD Exceptional Learning Program of Study
MA-PhD Exceptional Learning Program of Study
PhD ENV SCI AGRI Program of Study
PhD ENV SCI BIOL Program of Study
PhD ENV SCI CHEM Program of Study
PhD ENV SCI GEOSCIENCES Program of Study
PhD ENV SCI INTEG RESEARCH Program of Study
PhD Engineering Program of Study
MS-PhD Engineering Program of Study
BSN-DNP Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Rev 7.2018.pdf
BSN-DNP Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Rev 7.2018.pdf
BSN-DNP Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Rev 7.2018.pdf
MSN-DNP Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Rev 7.2018.pdf
MSN-DNP Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Rev 7.2018.pdf
MSN-DNP Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Rev 7.2018.pdf
PhD Admission to Candidacy Comprehensive Examination Form
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