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Citation Help for APA, 6th Edition: Master's Thesis or Project

Help with common issues and questions with APA 6th ed. Citation Style.

Print Master's Thesis/Project Example

Panasuk, N. (2008). What variables appear to work in stress management programs in the workplace and how effective are
    these programs?
Unpublished master’s thesis, The College of St. Scholastica, Duluth, Minnesota.

Print Master's Thesis/Project Explanation

Author: Panasuk, N.
Last name first, abbreviate first and middle names. End with a period.   

Year of Publication:
(2008).
In parentheses. List the year of publication, which appears on the title page or the title page verso (back side of title page). Follow the parentheses with a period. 

Title & subtitle of the book: What variables appear to work in stress managment programs in the workplace and how effective are these programs?
The title and subtitle are separated by a colon. Capitalize only the first word of the title and subtitle and all proper nouns or names.  Italicize the title and end with a period or if it has a question mark in the title, that is sufficient.   

Status of Publishing: Unpublished master's thesis,
Use the words Unpublished master's thesis followed by a comma. If it is a project, then use the words Unpublished master's project,

Name of Institution Where Degree was Granted: The College of St. Scholastica,
The full name of the college or university followed by a comma.

Place of Institution: Duluth, Minnesota.
For these U.S. cities use the city name alone: Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco.  For all others, add the standard postal abbreviations for states.  Separate place from publisher with a colon.  If more than one city is given, use the first only. End the citation with a period. 

NOTE:  For more information on Master's Theses/Projects citations, see page 207-208 in the 6th edition of the APA manual.

Master's Thesis, From a Commercial Database Example

Arntson, A. (2009). Are the physicians located where where the healthcare needs are? (Master's Thesis). Available from ProQuest Dissertations

     and Theses database. (UMI No. 1464879)

Master's Thesis, From a Commercial Database Explanation

Author: Arntson, A.
Last name first, abbreviate first and middle names. End with a period.   

Year of Publication:
(2009).
In parentheses. List the year of publication, which appears on the title page or the title page verso (back side of title page). Follow the parentheses with a period. 

Title & subtitle of the book: Are the physicians located where the healthcare needs are? (Masters Thesis).
The title and subtitle are separated by a colon. Capitalize only the first word of the title and subtitle and all proper nouns or names. Italicize the title. Add "Masters Thesis" in parentheses and end with a period.   

Retrieval Statement: Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No. 1464879)
Begin with the phrase "Available from". Then add the commercial database where you found the Masters Thesis/Project. End with a period. Add the database accession number in parentheses. Do not end with a period.  

NOTE:  For more information on Master's Theses/Projects citations, see page 208 in the 6th edition of the APA manual.