Student Research

Research Funding for Class Projects, Thesis and Conference Travel

Several sources of on-campus funding are available for undergraduate and graduate students seeking to conduct course-related or degree-related research.

The Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects (IRB)

Reviews all research involving human subjects to ensure compliance with the Code of Federal Regulations on the Protection of Human Subjects. Click here to view the IRB website with meeting dates and additional information on submitting proposals.

Masters Thesis Guidelines

A master's thesis is an approved creative project or an interpretive, analytical work that offers evidence of an original point of view, supported by original research and the results of that research.

The Graduate Course and Program Review Committee has adopted thesis guidelines to aid in the preparation and completion of a thesis. A full copy of the thesis guidelines in addition to helpful forms and template pages associated with the thesis are available here: