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EDUC 998: Doctoral Dissertation Proposal

Important: For the most up-to-date information, refer to the official George Mason Course Catalog

General Information

Credit hours: 1-6


Work on research proposal that forms basis for doctoral dissertation, under guidance of dissertation chair and doctoral committee. Notes: May be repeated, but no more than 6 credits of EDUC 998 may satisfy doctoral degree requirements. Offered by Graduate School of Education. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 12 credits.
Recommended Prerequisite: Admission to candidacy in the PhD program, successful completion of the doctoral qualifying exam, and EDRS 810, 811, and 812 or their equivalents.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to students with a major in Education.

Enrollment limited to students in a Doctor of Philosophy degree.

Schedule Type: Dissertation
This course is graded on the Satisfactory/No Credit scale.

Current Sections

  • Fall 2018, Section: 001, CRN 82640, Instructor: Margret Hjalmarson
  • Fall 2018, Section: 002, CRN 77251, Instructor: Diana D'Amico
  • Fall 2018, Section: 005, CRN 73677, Instructor: Amy Swan
  • Fall 2018, Section: 006, CRN 73678, Instructor: Supriya Baily
  • Fall 2018, Section: 007, CRN 73679, Instructor: Julie Kidd
  • Fall 2018, Section: 008, CRN 73680, Instructor: Rebecca Fox
  • Fall 2018, Section: 009, CRN 73681, Instructor: Meagan Call-Cummings
  • Fall 2018, Section: 011, CRN 73682, Instructor: Robert Smith
  • Fall 2018, Section: 012, CRN 73683, Instructor: Anna Evmenova
  • Fall 2018, Section: 013, CRN 73684, Instructor: Margret Hjalmarson
  • Fall 2018, Section: 014, CRN 73685, Instructor: Anastasia Samaras
  • Fall 2018, Section: 015, CRN 73686, Instructor: Frederick Brigham
  • Fall 2018, Section: 017, CRN 73687, Instructor: Jaime Lester
  • Fall 2018, Section: 018, CRN 73688, Instructor: Kelly Schrum
  • Fall 2018, Section: 019, CRN 73689, Instructor: Marjorie Haley
  • Fall 2018, Section: 020, CRN 73728, Instructor: Jered Borup
  • Fall 2018, Section: 021, CRN 73691, Instructor: Sheri Berkeley
  • Fall 2018, Section: 023, CRN 73692, Instructor: Kevin Clark
  • Fall 2018, Section: 024, CRN 73693, Instructor: Angela Miller

Prior Sections (partial list)