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Comprehensive Exam

This examination is given, usually upon the candidate’s completion of course work, to determine the student’s progress in the degree field and fields related to it and the student’s likelihood of success in his/her research-dissertation phase. The examination may be written, oral, or both and is not necessarily limited to areas in which the candidate has taken course work.

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    210 South Tenth Street
    Indiana, PA 15705-1048
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