Comprehensive Examination

The ORLD Doctoral program holds written comprehensive examinations twice a year, in January and August. The examination has three questions that students must answer and pass: research, core and specialization. To be eligible to sit for the comprehensive examination, the student must be in “good academic standing,” that is, the student must have obtained an A or B in all core, research and strand courses and have successfully completed the Practicum and be registered for ORLD 700 (1 credit hour as needed). More information on the examination and specific policies are available here.

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