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College of Education

Graduate Support Office

Information for Education Specialist and Doctoral Students


Commitment to Honor

Commitment to Honor & Living the Commitment

Information for Newly Admitted Students

USF Graduate Student Orientation

College of Education New Student Information

USF Graduate Student Life Guide

Academic Calendar

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Schedule of Courses

Course Registration System

Distance Learning

Current Tuition and Fee Schedule (Note: the university does not send printed bill statements)

Tuition and Fee Payments

Access to Final Grades (Note: the university does not send printed grade reports)

Change of Name or Address

Academic Support and Accommodations for Students with Disabilites - USF

USF Tampa Bookstore

USF Graduate Student Catalog

Credentialed Faculty

Advanced Graduate Forms

(Includes Planned Program of Study forms, Qualifying Examination Application, dissertation defense forms, and title page formats)

Information for Continuing Students

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


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



Theses and Dissertation Information

Education Specialist Theses and Doctoral Dissertation Defense Sessions

Final Dissertation Deadline Dates

Other Forms and Processes








Graduate Support Staff

Important Dates


Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

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