GCS New Program Proposal

The Graduate Program Committee at Washington & Jefferson College has recently completed proposal guidelines.

The following forms are available for those seeking to propose a new course of study.

1. New Course of Study Proposal Form

2. New Course Proposal Form

Since this is a new endeavor, I encourage individuals or groups interested in proposing a new course of study to schedule an appointment with me so that I can help you craft the strongest proposal or to give insight on financial planning, etc.

Please call Nora Semler (724-223-6006) to schedule an appointment.

Sincerely,
Michael Shaughnessy

Associate Dean of Graduate & Continuing Studies

Possible Programs may include:

  1. Master’s Degree: A course of study, typically 8–10 courses beyond the undergraduate degree, with a prerequisite that students pursuing this degree have completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

  2. Certificate Degree: A course of study, typically 3–5 courses beyond the undergraduate degree, with a prerequisite that students enrolling in these programs have completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

  3. Non-degree Continuing Studies: May be any number of courses. May or may not have a prerequisite of a completed bachelor’s degree. No course offered through a non-degree continuing studies program may apply to any W&J degree course of study, either at the undergraduate or post-baccalaureate level.