All on-campus graduate students are required to attend the departmental graduate seminar and will be required to give a seminar presentation on their thesis or report. Their enrollment in the zero credit hour seminar course, EECE 896, is required each semester.
The preliminary examination must be completed at least 7 months before the final oral examination. Once the supervisory committee and the student decide when the examination is to be taken, the student should notify the Graduate School one month before the scheduled date with a completed Preliminary Examination form.
Final Examination and Poster
The request for final examination must be filed in accordance with the requirements of the Graduate School.
Credit Hour Requirements
A total of 90 graduate credit hours of work are required beyond the Bachelors degree. Up to 30 credit hours from a Masters program can be applied towards the Ph.D. degree. The Doctoral Program of Study should normally follow these guidelines:
* A minimum of 30 hours of doctoral research credit.
* A minimum of 15 hours of graded coursework at the 800 level or above.
* No 500-level courses in Electrical and Computer Engineering may be taken for credit. For coursework beyond the masters degree, no more than 6 credit hours of 500-level courses outside EECE are permitted. For students who bypass the masters degree, no more than 12 credit hours of 500 level courses outside EECE are permitted.
* Transfer credits are allowed within the conditions specified by the Graduate Handbook.
An applicant to the Graduate School at Kansas State University must have a bachelor's degree substantially the same as the ones granted by Kansas State University. That is, it must represent a broad range of courses in the basic academic disciplines. Applicants whose degrees do not meet these standards may be denied admission to graduate degree programs at Kansas State University.
Admission is denied to applicants holding bachelor's degrees with a significant amount of credit for work that was not supervised by a faculty member of an accredited college or university or evaluated in units that identify the academic content. A limited amount of credit for experience, when awarded as an acceptable part of a bachelor's degree for internships, fieldwork, or the like, is not a cause for denial but must be clearly identified as graded work.
Applicants to graduate degree programs pay a non-refundable application fee of: * $50 for U.S. citizens and permanent residents and
* $75 for international applicants
Most graduate students are able to finance their education with a variety of financial assistance tools specific to graduate school:
* Graduate Assistantships: Funded by individual departments and graduate programs, teaching, research and graduate assistantships are awarded based on a student's ability and promise.
* Graduate Fellowships
* Loans: Loans are available to U.S. citizens or permanent residents who have successfully applied for financial assistance
* Traineeships: Traineeships are offered through the university or departments that have federally supported traineeships.
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Kansas State University has 3 campus locations, two of which, Manhattan and Salina, have complete academic programs and on-campus housing. Olathe is the third and newest extension of the university, focusing on collaborating with industry and Kansas City K-12 schools.
Kansas State University has been continuously accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA) of Colleges and Schools since 1916.