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Academic Program Planning

Academic Programs, in cooperation with faculty and university administrators, facilitates the development, authorization and approval of requests regarding new Programs, Certificates and Dual Degrees; modifications to Existing Programs and Administrative Units; and Distance Education.

Please follow the links below for detailed information on submitting specific types of academic program requests.

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New Programs

  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate
  • Doctoral
  • Professional

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New Certificates

  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate

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New Dual Degrees

  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate
  • Accelerated Pathway


Existing Program Modifications

  • Semester Credit Hour (SCH)
  • Classification of Instructional Program (CIP)
  • Degree Title
  • Program Consolidations

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Administrative Modifications

  • Creation of Administrative Units
  • Changes to Administrative Units
  • Program Transfers
  • Program Closures


Distance Education

  • Off-Campus Locations
  • Mode of Delivery

All active requests may be accessed at any time via the Academic Programs Proposal (APP) Tracker.