Directed Study Application

Students must complete this form along with the full-time faculty member supervising the directed study. The full-time faculty member will be emailed a copy to review/submit to the CFA Registrar for final approval.

Please note the following guidelines when applying for a directed study:

  • Students must be matriculating degree candidates to apply for a directed study.
  • Directed study is usually completed at the junior, senior, or graduate level.
  • Credit for directed study will not be given unless an application has been submitted and approved by the end of the drop period in the semester in which the study is to be taken.
  • Students may only take one directed study per semester for a maximum number of 4 credits.

Questions can be directed to the CFA Registrar’s Office at or 617-353-3350.