Registration

Online Registration

Registration for upcoming semesters takes place via WebAdvisor.

See our instructions for online registration via WebAdvisor for a step-by-step guide to registration.

Please note that all tuition and fees owed from prior semesters MUST be paid prior to registering for a subsequent semester.

Registration Dates

Fall Semester

Registration for all courses begins July 1st.

Spring Semester

Registration for all courses begins November 1st.

Summer Semester

Registration for AHG-prefix courses begins January 1st. Registration for EDxx-prefix courses begins April 1st.

Qualifying Examination

AHG 693 - Qualifying Examination

Research Methods Seminar

Students who plan to write a thesis or capstone project should attend the Research Methods seminar around the time they will reach 20 semester credit hours. Research Methods involves a one-time group meeting of about two hours in which the program faculty will introduce students to the research and proposal writing process. After the group meeting, students continue work on their preliminary research and begin writing their proposal working one-on-one with the research methods advisor.

Please note that the 20 hour mark is a guideline but not an absolute rule. Some students may be ready to begin the thesis or capstone project process prior to 20 hours. Consult your academic advisor for assistance determining when it is appropriate for your to begin.

Register for an upcoming Research Methods seminar

Thesis and Capstone Project

Students who are nearing completion of their thesis or capstone project should register and pay for the corresponding 4 semester credit hour course. Students need not register for the thesis or capstone project course until their final semester. Payment in full is due at the time of registration at the prevailing on-campus tuition rate. Students who plan to pay for their thesis or capstone project course tuition using federal or private student loans should submit their loan application to the Ashland University Office of Financial Aid well in advance of the end of the semester in which they enroll in AHG 691 or AHG 692.

AHG 691 - Thesis

AHG 692 - Capstone Project

Effective Writing for MAHG & MASTAHG

Students in this course will work to improve basic writing skills, with the specific intent of becoming more effective writers in general, and during their time in the MAHG or MASTAHG programs. The purpose of the course is for the student to develop an extended essay meeting at least the minimal requirements specified in the MAHG and MASTAHG grading rubric for content knowledge, analysis of, and interpretation. The focus will be on improving the organization, structure, and logic of written work; improving clarity and readability; and identifying and correcting errors in grammar and usage. The course is offered concurrently with other courses and may be taken more than once upon the recommendation of the chair. The student will arrange mutually convenient meeting times with the instructor. These meetings may be conducted in-person, by phone, or via web conference. Students will be contacted by the program office with additional information after the submission of this registration.

AHG 6XX - Effective Writing for MAHG & MASTAHG

Faculty Spotlight

Jeremy Bailey
Faculty

Jeremy D. Bailey, Professor of Political Science at the University of Houston, holds the Ross M. Lence Distinguished Teaching Chair and a dual appointment in Political Science and the university's Honors College. His research interests include executive power, constitutionalism, and American political thought and development.  His current book project is The Idea of Presidential Representation: An Intellectual and Political History.  His major publications include James Madison and Constitutional Imperfection (Cambridge University Press, 2015), The Contested Removal Power, 1789-2010 (University Press of Kansas 2013, coauthored with David Alvis and Flagg Taylor), which was named a 2014 “Outstanding Academic Title” by Choice, "The New Unitary Executive and Democratic Theory," (American Political Science Review 2008) and Thomas Jefferson and Executive Power (Cambridge University Press 2007).

Bailey attended Rhodes College and received his Ph.D. from Boston College, where his dissertation was the 2004 co-winner of the APSA' s E. E. Schattschneider Prize for best dissertation in American politics. He joined the University of Houston in 2007, and, in 2014, he was awarded the University's Provost Core Teaching Excellence Award.  He is the director of the Phronesis minor in the Honors College and the co-director of the Tocqueville Forum in American Ideas and Institutions.