A Master Thesis may be done in place of the Capstone Project course sequence. This provides students the opprotunity to individually apply their prior expertise and newfound knowledge and skills towards a specific research topic under a TCP faculty advisor. Industry mentors and advisors are often available pending student interest and research topic. The examination committee for an MS thesis will consist of three graduate faculty members.

Thesis Requirements

  • Be pre-approved by your faculty advisor.
  • Consist of original and independent research conducted under the supervision of your faculty advisor.
  • Be related to your major field of study.
  • Represent the equivalent of 6 semester-hours of coursework.
  • Comply with the University of Colorado Graduate School Thesis and Dissertation Specifications.

Additional deadlines and requirements apply. Please be sure to speak with your advisor before choosing the Master Thesis option.