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Pursue a dual degree?
A dual degree at Ohio State is defined as a graduate student pursuing any two graduate degrees concurrently, with the exception of two PhD programs. More
Pursue a combined degree?
Students in combined programs are enrolled concurrently in the Graduate School and in either a professional or undergraduate college or school. More
Change the degree I'm working on?
Students who have already been admitted to a graduate program at Ohio State and who have paid fees may request to change their degree being sought within their current graduate program; e.g., from a master's to a PhD. More
Return to graduate studies after completing an Ohio State graduate degree?
Students who have already been admitted to a graduate program at Ohio State and who have paid fees may request to return to graduate studies in order to complete another graduate degree at Ohio State. More
Transfer into a different graduate program?
Students who have already been admitted to a graduate program at Ohio State and who have paid fees may request to transfer from their current graduate program into another Ohio State graduate program. More
Reactivate after not enrolling for one or more quarters or semesters?
Students returning after an absence of one or more quarters or semester must request reactivation to enroll in courses. If a student has not been enrolled for two or more years, permission of the graduate studies committee chair is required. More
Take care of my ESL requirements?
Ohio State requires all international graduate students from non-English speaking countries to acquire proficiency in written and spoken English to a level at which they can successfully compete with domestic and other English-speaking students. More
Pay in-state tuition while conducting research outside of Ohio?
Students who are not Ohio residents and who are conducting thesis or dissertation research outside of Ohio may be eligible for an out-of-state research fee authorization, which pays for the nonresident portion of their fees. More
Petition for changes to my student record?
Petitions are required for requested changes (add, drop, course options) to a student's record after published deadlines. More
Take a graduate level course when I am an undergraduate?
An undergraduate may petition to take courses for graduate credit provided that the student meets certain criteria and procedures. More
Transfer graduate credit from other universities?
Graduate students may request transfer credit for courses taken at other universities that may fulfill degree requirements in the program at Ohio State. More
Submit my dissertation, D.M.A. document, or thesis?
Ohio State dissertations, DMA documents, and theses are submitted electronically. More
Use the End-of-Semester option for completing degree requirements?
Students who apply to graduate in a given semester and find that they cannot complete degree requirements by the posted deadlines can opt to utilize an option called End-of-Semester. More
Make arrangements for doing an exam by videoconference?
Students must submit a Petition for Graduate Committee and Examinations form to the Graduate School at least two weeks before the scheduled exam date. More