Degree Requirements

Doctorate in Language and Literacy


A student is a candidate for the doctoral degree when:

  • All doctoral coursework has been successfully completed.
  • All three yearly assessments of the curriculum strands have been successfully completed.
  • The dissertation has been accepted and approved.
  • The oral presentation has been successfully completed.
  • All financial obligations incurred have been met.
  • All graduate credits applied to the degree have been earned within the previous seven years at the time of graduation.