Comprehensive Examination

"When a student has substantially completed studies in the doctoral program (PhD, EdD, DMA), he/she must pass a written comprehensive examination, in major and minor or related fields.. The written comprehensive examination is not a repetition of course examinations but is an investigation of the student‘s breadth of understanding of the field of knowledge of which their special subject is a part.‖ (Bulletin, p. 15)

Two Alternatives for Comprehensive Examination in CYAF Specialization: The CYAF comprehensive examination requirement may be fulfilled by one of the two following alternatives as determined by the student in consultation with his/her Supervisory Committee: