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Announcement

Rackham Graduate School will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 22. We will return at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, November 27. During the holiday, there will be no processing of application materials and no updates to your Wolverine Access account. After we reopen, there will be a delay in processing application materials. Thank you for your patience as we process the high volume of materials.

Guidelines for Developing and Revising Graduate Programs and Certificates

Download the complete Guidelines for Developing and Revising Graduate Programs and Certificates as a PDF.

Introduction

The Rackham Graduate School reviews and authorizes proposals for new Rackham degree and certificate programs and revisions to existing programs. These guidelines concern:

  • Proposals for new degree programs including dual degrees; certificates of graduate study; sequential, concurrent and accelerated undergraduate/graduate degree programs; distributed (online or distance) degree programs; and dual degree programs with other institutions.
  • Revisions to existing programs.
  • Admissions suspension, admissions moratorium, and program deactivation.

Detailed information about degree requirements are in the Graduate School Academic Policies.

Contact Assistant Dean John Godfrey (734-764-4405), for further assistance.

Guidelines