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Fall 12-1-2022


Once you have finished your coursework, which has prepared you for designing and implementing your study, you need to prepare for your dissertation proposal and subsequent defense of the said proposal. This may feel like a daunting task, as more doctoral programs prepare you with coursework, and then you are required to complete a study (from design to implementation, to writing it up). This is your first autonomous task as you transition from doctoral student to doctoral candidate.