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Manuscript Style Guide for the front pages for a master's thesis are provided below to illustrate the correct formatting for the front pages. A link to the School of Law ETD Guide to Writing Master's Theses has been provided below.

The body of the manuscript (chapters, bibliography and appendices) should be written in a style appropriate for your field of study or you 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.

See School of Law Guide to Writing Master's Theses

Sample Format for Master's Thesis - DO NOT use as a template; For illustrative purposes only
Master's Thesis Sample Format

Doctoral Dissertations: dissertations are required to have a Certification page which placed immediately after the title page and is numbered as page ii. 

Sample Certification page

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