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Graduate Portfolio

 

Portfolio Handbook for Advanced Programs

WHO is required to submit a graduate portfolio?

Master of Education students are required to submit a graduate portfolio in lieu of taking the written comprehensive examination and the oral follow-up exam.

Master of Counseling Psychology and American Studies students are required to take the final comprehensive examination and the oral follow-up exam in lieu of the portfolio.


WHAT is required for 'Milestone' assessments? [NOTE: This information is also found in the portfolio template]

  • Milestones 1 & 2: "provides a record of professional growth and development over time."

  • MS 1 = due in semester of the 10th hour of graduate work), including:

    • title page (already in LiveText template)

    • personal information

    • professional credentials

    • required paperwork

    • artifacts to meet three standards

    • disposition form filled out by the student

  • MS 2 = due in semester of 20th hour of graduate work, including:

    • all items from MS 1 and updated materials

    • artifacts to meet four additional standards (total of 4 standards for MS 2)

    • disposition form filled out in LiveText by a faculty member who knows the student

  • Milestone 3: "a 'best work' portfolio, illustrating the candidate's exemplary performance."

  • MS 3 = due at completion of degree program, including:

    • all items from MS 1 & 2 and updated materials

    • artifacts to meet all standards

    • disposition form filled out in LiveText by a faculty member who knows the student.