- The Graduate School of Education and Psychology requires the use of American Psychological Association (APA) style and formatting guidelines.
- Candidates must adhere precisely to the specifications required. Certain format requirements specific to GSEP are not necessarily included and/or are not consistent with APA specifications. Format requirements specific to GSEP can be found in the Dissertation Format Requirements Manual at the link below.
- Where there is a conflict between specific GSEP style guidelines and specifications
by APA, the GSEP guidelines will supersede.
- Students are advised to purchase the current version of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.
Dissertation Format Requirements Manual: Updated October 2016 - contains detailed information regarding manuscript format requirements for doctoral dissertations.
Education Sample Dissertation Preliminary Pages - page-by-page sample of dissertation preliminary pages for Education division, from the title page to the abstract.