Qualifying Examination

A Qualifying Examination at the end of the second year of studies is a means of determining the potential of the student for independent thought, experimental acumen, comprehension of the general field, and potential for exploiting a relevant problem in a scientifically sound manner. The M.S. degree is awarded upon successful completion of this examination.

Qualifying Exam procedures

Dr. Gasiewicz March 2012 Qual Exam Preparation presentation pdf or ppt


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