Department of Rehabilitation & Health Services Master’s Comprehensive Examination Application
Students planning to take the Master’s Comprehensive Examination in Rehabilitation Counseling must complete and submit this form two weeks prior to the scheduled exam date. The comprehensive exam is an essay exam. You will have 4 hours to complete 3 essay questions. The date for the Fall 2022 semester exam is Saturday, October 15, 2022. All students will receive an email with additional information regarding the comp exam after completing the form below.
The faculty recognizes its role in supporting the learning and professional development of each student and in doing everything legitimately possible to help the student pass the comprehensive examinations. In recognition of this responsibility, the faculty will make every effort to ensure that the examination questions, examination procedures, evaluation of responses, and reporting of results and recommendations for improvement will be done in a fair and timely manner.
In a community of scholarship and practice, students share the responsibility for ensuring the quality of the comprehensive examination. Students are therefore expected to prepare thoroughly for the examination and to follow established procedures for registering for the examination, taking the examination, and seeking results of the examination. At all times throughout this process, students, as well as faculty, are expected to conduct themselves with the highest character and integrity.
The comprehensive exam is based on an honor system. The completed exam represents the work, understandings, and knowledge of the student, without assistance from other individuals to complete the exam. Completion of the exam means that the student agrees to comply with these policies and represents the work solely as their own.
Students affirm that during the comprehensive process, they will not utilize any outside sources to aid in their responses to exam materials. Students who participate in any form of academic dishonesty prior to, during or immediately following the comprehensive exam will be subject to disciplinary actions as dictated by the University of North Texas Student Code of Conduct policy.
Forms of Academic Dishonesty
- Cheating acts of plagiarism, intentionally using or attempting to use unauthorized materials, information, or study aids before, during or following the academic exercise (i.e., comprehensive exam).
- Fabrication intentional and unauthorized falsification or invention of any information or citation in an academic exercise (i.e., comprehensive exam).
- Facilitating academic dishonesty intentionally or knowingly helping or attempting to help another to violate a provision of the institutional code of academic integrity.
Additionally, any behavior that could be interpreted as improper examination conduct, such as speaking to other examinees during the exam or exam breaks; using notes, books, tapes; accessing the internet; copying from another examinee’s answers, etc. during the exam or breaks, are unacceptable and will be viewed as demonstrating academic dishonesty.
Violation of these principles and policies may result in automatically failing the exam and/or dismissal from the academic program.