Master's Degree Documents & Forms

Candidate Plan of Study

Provides a list of courses taken towards the degree. Due the semester prior to the semester a student intends to graduate. 

Application for Degree

How a student is officially added to the University graduation list. Due the first week of classes in the semester that a student intends to graduate.  Student completes this in WebSTAR. 

Request for Transfer Credit

Master's degree students who have completed 9 graduate credit hours at UNO in good standing may transfer in up to 1/3 of the required hours from another institution. Only coursework taken at the graduate level, within the time limit and with a grade of B or above may be transferred. 

Request for Dual Degree

For students seeking to complete two master's degree programs simultaneously. 

Request for Extension of the time limit

Students admitted prior to Fall 2012

  • All requirements towards a Master's degree must be completed within 8 calendar years.
  • All requirements towards a Doctoral degree must be completed within 13 years of admission.

Students admitted or re-admitted after a 5-year absence Fall 2012 and thereafter

  • All requirements towards a Master's degree must be completed within 6 calendar years.
  • All requirements towards a Doctoral degree must be completed within 6 calendar years of completing the General Examination.

*Each degree program may enforce stricter time limits on degree completion. 

Certification of Computer Competency/Language Requirement

Required for some Master's degrees. 

Non-thesis Master's Examination Report | Co-chairs version

Approval of the Non-thesis Examination Committee. Due approximately 4 weeks prior to the Commencement Ceremony. 

Thesis and Dissertation Format Manual

Format requirements for all theses and dissertations. 

Thesis
Approval Form

Co-chairs version

2 page form - student signs on the first page and committee signs on the second page. Due approximately 4 weeks prior to the Commencement Ceremony.