Degree Creation & Oversight


November 8, 2022

Policy 4.4: Interdisciplinary Committees and Degree-Offering Groups

This policy establishes the requirements for establishing and maintaining interdisciplinary committees and degree-offering groups housed within the Graduate School.


November 4, 2022

Policy 2.1: Graduate Course Numbers, Titles, and Audience

This policy defines the graduate course and the numbering and titles used.


Policy 1.9: Suspension of Admissions

This policy establishes the guidelines for suspension of admissions for a graduate program.


Policy 1.8: Periodic Review of Existing Degree Programs

This policy describes oversight and responsibility for the academic program review process.


Policy 1.7: Authorization of New Graduate Degree Programs

This policy defines the graduate degree at the University of Washington and provides information on proposing a new graduate degree program.


Policy 1.5: Concurrent Degree Programs

This policy establishes the general policies for formal and informal concurrent degree programs and includes information on admissions and program requirements.


Policy 1.4: The Stacked Graduate Degree

This policy establishes the Graduate School requirements for a stacked graduate degree and includes information on review and approval of stacked degree programs.


Policy 1.3: Graduate Programs and Credentials

This policy defines the relationship between a graduate degree or certificate program and the transcripted credentials associated with it.


Policy 1.2: Graduate Certificates

This policy establishes the Graduate School requirements for all graduate certificates and includes information on review and approval of graduate certificate programs.


Policy 1.1: Graduate Degree Requirements

This policy establishes the Graduate School requirements for all graduate degree programs.