Resources, Forms and Information

Permit Form for Internship, Independent Study and Thesis hours: COMS 639, 697, 699

All M.A. students must file a committee approval form by the end of their first year of study. It should be completed and signed by all members of your committee.

Thesis Students

These forms are required of all students who are completing a thesis as part of their degree program:

Report of prospectus meeting 

IRB inquiry form 

Thesis committee approval form 

Request to change a thesis committee 

Request to defend thesis 

Results of oral defense of thesis 

Non-thesis Students

All students who do not elect to write a thesis must complete a written examination.

Competency Area Approval Form

Report of Examination 

All of the requirements for the M.A. Program can be found in the Handbook (PDF)

 

Graduate Advising

Kathleen Valde
Director of Graduate Studies
Watson Hall 205
815-753-7106
kvalde@niu.edu 

Office Support Specialist
Reavis Hall 107
815-753-1925