A Governors State University master’s thesis presents evidence of a thorough review and understanding of the literature germane to the subject; the ability to do independent research; and the preparation of a manuscript which conforms to generally recognized standards of scientific and scholarly writing in the discipline.

A Doctoral Dissertation is a more extensive exploration of a specialized subject which usually results in generalizable new knowledge through rigorous research and statistical methodologies.

[Source: Guidelines for Preparing and Submitting Documentation of Graduate Capstone Experiences, 2019]

The posting of student work is not to be considered a peer-reviewed publication. The Author retains all copyright and intellectual property.

Students may submit their approved manuscripts by using the forms found on the ETD Submission Guide


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