Before you can graduate or complete your certificate program, you’ll need to complete an application for graduation and submit it to the Graduate School.
All master’s, doctoral, and specialist students must apply to receive graduate degrees. The following deadlines apply:
Please remember, graduation is not automatic. You must apply to graduate whether or not you plan to participate in the ceremony. All graduate students who plan to graduate and participate in a ceremony must complete the following four-step process:
PLEASE NOTE: The Graduation ceremony is ONLY for students completing a DEGREE program. If you are applying for CERTIFICATE COMPLETION ONLY, you will NOT participate in the Graduation ceremony.
A $25 application fee for graduation is required for all students applying for graduation and completion of certificate program each term. If the student reapplies for graduation or completion, the student will be charged a $25 application processing fee for the new term. The fee is assessed per degree and certificate objective (example: master of arts, master of science, certificate in applied behavior analysis, etc.) and per application processed.
Copyright © 2016 Ball State University 2000 W. University Ave. Muncie, IN 47306
800-382-8540 and 765-289-1241