College of Graduate Studies

Online Forms

Welcome to the source for all College of Graduate Studies forms.

Please complete and email the forms to gradstudies@tntech.edu. 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

ADMISSION / READMISSION

Note: The Student Health Form and the Meningitis/Hepatitis Form will need to be completed prior to registration.

Admission Materials 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.)
Graduate Assistantship Application
International Student Advisor Report --to be completed by international students currently attending another institution in the U.S.
Immunization Exemption Form
Student Health Form
Meningitis and Hepatitis B Immunization Health History Form

*ALL FORMS MUST BE TYPED — NO HANDWRITTEN FORMS ACCEPTED
*USE CHROME WEB BROWSER IF FORM IS NOT FILLABLE

ENROLLED STUDENT FORMS

 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
Substitution Form
Request for Graduate Course for Undergraduate or Graduate Credit
Fast Track Program Acceptance Form
Fast Track Course Credit
Banking Course Form
Do Not Repeat Non-Degree Related Course Form
 Exceptions Graduate Academic Fresh Start
Request for Exception to University Requirement
Exception Request to Walk in Commencement Form (Fall 2019 deadline to submit exception request form November 8, 2019)
Reinstatement Request Form(Submit to DBRY Hall Room 306)
Reinstatement Process Guide (Submit to DBRY Hall Room 306)

PROGRAM OF STUDY- ADMISSION TO CANDIDACY - ADVISORY COMMITTEE FORMS

* The following graduate programs have standing advisory committees: MBA, MPS, ASTL, EXPW and MSN

 Certificate 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 Post-Master's Family Nurse Practitioner Certificate
Post-Master's Nursing Administration Certificate
Post Master's Nursing Education Certificate

 Master's Level MA, M.Ed., or MS 
MA English - Professional and 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
PSM Professional Science Masters - Manufacturing Sustainability

MSN Family Nurse Practitioner MSN Nursing Administration MSN Nursing Education
MPS TESOL
MPS Healthcare Administration
MPS Public Safety
MPS Strategic Leadership
MPS Human Resources Leadership
MPS Training and Development
Specialist in Education (Ed.S.) Program of Study/Advisory Committee for Curriculum and Instruction (all concentrations)
EdS Counseling and Psychology
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

IRB FOR PROTECTION OF HUMAN SUBJECTS

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.

GRADUATION FORMS

 Graduation  

Application for Graduation SPRING 2020 (online form)
Application for Graduation SUMMER 2020 (online form)
Application for Graduation FALL 2019 (online form)
Name Pronunciation Instructions
*Certificate earners do not participate in the University commencement ceremony. Certificate students may attend the end of term activities that may be held in their respective College.

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 contained in 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

Thesis/Dissertation Defense Forms College of Arts & Sciences - Defense Form

College of Education, Engineering, & Interdisciplinary Studies Defense Form.pdf

ADDITIONAL FORMS

Request for Release of Records FERPA Permission to Release
FERPA Information Page
 Appointment of Graduate Faculty Graduate Faculty Forms and Information

INSTITUTIONAL

Guidelines for Course and Curriculum Change Proposals

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