Advising and Thesis FormsPlease review Guidelines and Regulations for Completion of Masters and PhD Degrees or the MPH Handbook or checklist for a detailed explanation on how to complete your Thesis. All forms must be typed and submitted to the Education Office (see Education Assistant Natalie Chin in our front office, and if Natalie is not available, you may deliver them to Tree Triano, our Education Manager, in 663B.)
The thesis forms must be submitted in the following order. Please pay careful attention to deadlines. Please also note that the Mentor Assignment form, the Request for Advisory Committee form, and the Request for Oral Exam form are subject to change. If you do not use the latest version, Graduate Studies may decline the form. To help prevent this from happening, we have linked to the page where Grad Studies stores these forms so you can obtain the latest version directly from them.
Mentor/Advisor Assignment Form - Master's Program
This form must be submitted as soon as you choose your permanent These Mentor (by mutual agreement) and prior to registering for thesis credits.
- Both of these forms must be submitted at least four weeks prior to the submission of the Request for Oral Exam paperwork (see below).
- We cannot approve the Request for Advisory Committee form without the Committee Approval form.
- Please note that according to the Graduate Studies Guidelines, students must submit this paperwork within a year of matriculation.
- You will need to attach the CV of any committee members that are not members of Graduate Faculty. You can look up the names of OHSU's Graduate Faculty members here: School of Medicine Graduate Faculty
The Request for Oral Exam form must be submitted to us at least four weeks prior to the Thesis Defense Date. Please provide administrative staff an additional few days of lead time for processing. Contact Natalie in the PHPM Education Office to reserve a room for your thesis defense prior to submitting the form.
Oral Exam Certification Form
The Office of Graduate Studies provides the Oral Exam Chair with a completed PDF of the Oral Exam Certification form (OEC) prior to the defense, It is the responsibility of the Oral Exam Chair to bring this form to your defense and to make sure it is filed with the Office of Graduate Studies (4th floor, Mac Hall) within 48 business hours of your defense. The PHPM Education Office can also submit the form should the Oral Exam Chair be unable to do so.
Upon completion of your written thesis, the Thesis Binding Receipt must be submitted to Graduate Studies. For more information please review OHSU Library's Thesis Processing.
This is a sample of the layout for the certificate of approval page that is to be included in the bound thesis. You will need at least 3 copies of this document signed for binding:Certificate of Approval Template
Registration, Leave of Absence, and Application for Degree Forms
All Enrollment and Registration Forms are available at OHSU's Registrar's Office, including:
Course Transfers and Waivers of Core Courses must be pre-approved by the department. Please contact Tree Triano, Education Manager, to discuss either request before you submit the paperwork.
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