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Information for Current HDL Students

Important Announcements

If your concentration area is International Education Administration: CSP 630 and CSP 631 are both offered this fall (2014).  It is recommended that you take both of these in the fall as they may not be offered again soon.

Degree Applications and Comprehensive Exam Update

Now it’s time to remind you about  the deadline for December degree applications—and Fall comprehensive exam applications.  September 12 is the drop dead date and there will NOT be an extension of that deadline.   Per the Board of Regents, the degree fee is now $50.

After that date, the degree application can still be submitted through myGate BUT it will be with an extra $20 late fee.  All you need to do is:

  • ·         Log in to myGate
  • ·         Click on the Academic tab
  • ·         Find the Student Links channel
  • ·         Click on “Apply to Graduate”
  • ·         Select the appropriate level (master’s, specialist, doctoral, or certificate)
  • ·         Proceed to the application and payment

Here’s the SAD news………….we’ve experienced a problem with the Comprehensive Exam application this term.  We’ve been using a GoogleDoc for this application for several semesters with no problems—until now.  We discovered the problem last Friday, and it has been corrected.  If you submitted prior to August 22 please resubmit again.  There is no way for us to know who might have entered their information during the ‘problem’ time.

If you have questions, contact Kathy Garrison at kgarrison@murraystate.edu or 270.809.3779 

Please watch the HDL information video at 

Human Development & Leadership New Student Orientation


The following Planned Program Form will need to be completed within the first six months of the program:

HDL Planned Program Form


To review the Textbooks and Resources for the HDL courses, please go to the following link:

Texts and Resources 2014


To review the common syllabus from each class, please go to the following link:

Common Syllabus


For additional information, read the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).  If you have additional questions, please contact Dr. Lee Kem at vkem@murraystate.edu or call 270-809-2797.

Frequently Asked Questions- FAQs

APA Resources- APA style and Writing resources


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Graduation Requirements

To apply for graduation and graduation degree, please go to Mygate Academic Tab and click on Apply to Graduate

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