College of Arts and Sciences

Department of English and Linguistics - Resources for Faculty and Graduate Students

Information for Graduate Students

This page presents information that may help you complete your MA or MAT. The information is arranged in a kind of chronological order, from when you begin the program to when you graduate.

As You Progress Through the Program

We offer several handouts to help you track your progress through your graduate program. Choose the course record sheet for:

You may also need to visit the Purdue Fort Wayne Office of Graduate Studies for policies and information relating to the campus-wide Office of Graduate Studies. In addition to teaching assistanships, Purdue Fort Wayne may be able to help through its Purdue Fort Wayne Graduate Student Travel Grant Program, a program designed to help graduate students who are involved in faculty-mentored research projects. Application procedures are included.

As You Write Your Master's Thesis

For an overview of the thesis project (and the steps you should take to complete it), see the Procedure for Completing a Master's Thesis [PDF].

Your thesis must follow the Purdue University Thesis Template and submission procedures. Please consult the following guide: https://www.purdue.edu/gradschool/research/thesis/policies.html . You will also need to consult and complete the following: Template, GS FORM 9GS FORM 32

When You Are Ready to Graduate

Once you have completed all requirements for your degree, be sure to complete the departmental form, located here.  You must also apply to graduate on the Registrar's website.