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Ph.D., Ed.D., Ed.S. Forms

Links to Standard Forms and Resources


University Graduate Forms

Forms found on this page include:

  • Graduate Petition
  • Dual Degree Application
  • Leave of Absence Request
  • Voluntary Withdrawal Form


Office of the Registrar - Forms

Forms found on this page include:

  • Graduate Degree Graduation Application
  • Transcript Request Form
  • Request for Residency Reclassification Form   

Graduate Program Coordinators and Advisors List


Late Application for Graduation

Graduate Assistantship Resource Center

Course Substitution Form 

Transfer Course Form

(for courses completed at institutions other than USF)

Deletion of Courses/Other Changes to Program Form


Supervisory Committee (Ph.D. Ed.D., & Ed.S.)


Programs of Study (Ph.D., Ed.D., & Ed.S.)

Click on POS title to download

  • Ed.D Program Of Study -- Education Program Development

             Educational Innovation (concentration)

              Teacher Education (concentration)

Note: Curriculum & Instruction concentrations not listed by concentration title must use


Ph.D. Program of Study - Curriculum & Instruction (for students admitted prior to Fall 2011, if not selecting in full the revised Curriculum &Instruction Program of Study)


Ph.D Program Of Study -- Curriculum & Instruction (for students admitted Fall 2011 and later, in concentrations without approved revisions)


Qualifying Exams (Ph.D. & Ed.D.)



Candidacy (Ph.D. & Ed.D.)

        Note: In College of Education, this form must be signed by

        Department Chair or Interdisciplinary Education Coordinator. Please         use the space marked "Graduate Program Director".


Proposal Defense (Ph.D. & Ed.D.)

Dissertation (Ph.D.)

Dissertation and Theses (Ph.D., Ed.D., Ed.S.)

  • Certificate of Approval Form

Select the USF Graduate School Forms link below and scroll down to the Doctoral Students category and select "Certificate of Approval COA (DOC)"   

USF Graduate School Forms

Specific to Ed.D. Only

Specific to Ed.S. Only

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