Comprehensive Examination

CMU students pursuing a Master of Arts degree in Communication at CMU may elect to write a thesis or take a comprehensive examination to complete their program.  Below is important information for students who are interested in taking the examination and a link to the exam request form in MS Word format.   

Comprehensive Examination Request Form​

Fall 2014
  • August 29: By this date students must notify CDA Department of their intent to take the exam.
  • September 12: Study guide will be distributed to students who have submitted the Comprehensive Exam Request Form.
  • October 11: Exam administered.

Spring 2015
  • December 26: By this date students must notify CDA Department of their intent to take the exam
  • January 9: Study guide will be distributed to students who have submitted the Comprehensive Exam Request Form
  • February 7: Exam administered. 

​For more information about the comprehensive examination option, please contact Dr. Wendy Papa by phone at (989) 774-7274 or by email at: papa1wh@cmich.edu​