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Graduate School of Education and Human Development

Manuscript Style Guide for the front pages for a dissertation and master's thesis provided below have been adapted for the Graduate School of Education and Human Development within the context of University formatting standards. These style guides are provided for illustrative purposed only and not intended to be a template. The MS Word templates provided below are offered in a beta format. Feedback on these templates can be sent to etds@gwu.edu.

The body of the manuscript (chapters, bibliography and appendices) should be written in a style appropriate for your field of study or your school specific guidelines, with the exception of page margins, page numbering and page order. Styles for formatting bibliographies, footnotes, and/or endnotes should be consistent with the chosen style used to format the body of your document. For more information on citation styles and citation tools, please see the webpage Writing Styles.
 

Dissertation
Doctoral Student Handbook (click on the Resources tab)
Counseling Doctoral Handbook (click on the Resources tab)

     Template: TitlePagetoAbstractPage (beta)

     Instructions: Open then save the template under a new name. The text highlighted in yellow on the new
                           document may be edited with your specific information. Please delete the optional pages you
                           do not wish to use.

     Dissertation Sample Format - DO NOT USE AS A TEMPLATE; it is for illustrative purposes only.

Master's Thesis
Master's, EdS, & Certificate Student Handbook (click on the Resources tab)
Counseling Master's Handbook (click on the Resources tab)

     Template: Title Page-Abstract Page (beta)
     Instructions:
Open then save the template under a new name. The text highlighted in yellow on the new
                           document may be edited with your specific information. Please delete the optional pages you
                           do not wish to use.

      Master's Thesis Sample Format - DO NOT USE AS A TEMPLATE; it is for illustrative purposes only.

Electronic Theses and Dissertations Administrator: Gelman Library.2130.H.Street.NW.Washington.DC.20052.etds@gwu.edu
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