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CHN MN Recommended Milestones

Below are the recommended CHN-MN student milestones and major tasks based on a full-time study. Part-time or MN/MPH concurrent degree students should consult with their advisor to modify the quarterly timeline.

Year 1

Autumn Quarter

  • Plan and begin required coursework. You should keep track of your courses with the CHN MN Checklist
  • Read description of Scholarly Inquiry (MN Thesis/Scholarly Project) requirements and think about which type you want to complete
  • Complete CHN MN Quarterly Progress/Planning Form and email to academic advisor at least 2 weeks before advisement meeting
  • 1st Quarterly Advisement Meeting (by November)

Winter Quarter

  • Continue with required coursework
  • Review timeline/steps to complete MN Thesis/Scholarly Project--decide on two potential topics to discuss during the Advisement Meeting
  • Complete CHN MN Quarterly Progress/Planning Form and email to academic advisor at least 2 weeks before advisement meeting
  • 2nd Quarterly Advisement Meeting (by February)
    • Meet with academic advisor
    • Review list of CHN faculty proposed projects
    • Discuss and decide on final topic for scholarly inquiry and decide on MN Thesis OR Scholarly Project
    • Discuss and sign CHN MN Quarterly Progress/Planning Form
  • Select Supervisory Committee Chair and notify Academic Advisor of your choice--if the Chair is a different faculty member--once your selected faculty has agreed to the Supervisory Committee Chair role (Note: If the Chair is not affiliated with the CHN track, you CHN Academic Advisor will continue to serve as your advisor for CHN track advising.)
  • Meet with Clinical Internship Faculty Supervisor regarding clinical rotation for Spring

Spring Quarter

Summer Quarter (Optional)

 

Year 2

Autumn Quarter

  • Continue with required coursework
  • Work with Supervisory Committee Chair to complete MN Thesis/Scholarly Project tasks
  • Complete CHN MN Quarterly Progress/Planning Form and email to Supervisory Committee Chair, or Academic Advisor if the Chair is not affiliated with the CHN track, at least 2 weeks before advisement meeting
  • 4th Quarterly Advisement Meeting (by November)
    • Meet with Supervisory Committee Chair, or Academic Advisor if the Chair is not affiliated with the CHN track
    • Review MN Final Quarter Requirements
    • Review objectives, expectations, and planned tasks to complete during the Winter quarter
    • Discussion and sign CHN MN Quarterly Progress/Planning Form

Winter Quarter

  • Continue with required coursework and finish MN Thesis/Scholarly Project
  • Complete CHN MN Quarterly Progress/Planning Form and email to Supervisory Chair, or Academic Advisor if the Chair is not affiliated with the CHN track, at least 2 weeks before advisement meeting
  • Review and begin MN Final Quarter Requirements
    • Submit MN degree request to Graduate School
    • Review quarterly timeline for MN Thesis/Scholarly Project with Supervisory Committee Chair
    • Schedule Final Exam in consultation with Supervisory Committee
    • Discuss expectations for Final Exam (oral defense) of MN Thesis/Scholarly Project with Supervisory Committee
  • 5th Quarterly Advisement Meeting (by February)
    • Meet with Supervisory Committee Chair, or Academic Advisor if the Chair is not affiliated with the CHN track
    • Review quarterly timeline and planned tasks to complete during the final quarter
    • Discussion and sign CHN MN Quarterly Progress/Planning Form
  • Complete oral presentation of MN Thesis/Scholarly Project and pass Final Exam
  • Complete MN Final Quarter Requirements
    • Checklist for MN Thesis OR Scholarly Project