Dissertations & Theses

This page provides reference examples for dissertations and theses.

For more examples and information on citing dissertations and theses, visit the APA Style and Grammar website or consult Section 10.6 of the APA Publication Manual, 7th Edition.

Author, A. A. (year). Title of dissertation/thesis (Publication No. xxx) [Doctoral dissertation/Master's thesis, Name of Institution]. Name of Database. URL

Reference Examples

Published dissertation from a database

Kabir, J. M. (2016). Factors influencing customer satisfaction at a fast food hamburger chain: The relationship between customer satisfaction and customer loyalty (Publication No. 10169573) [Doctoral dissertation, Wilmington University]. ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global.

Published dissertation from institutional repository

Zambrano-Vazquez, L. (2016). The interaction of state and trait worry on response monitoring in those with worry and obsessive-compulsive symptoms [Doctoral dissertation, University of Arizona]. UA Campus Repository. https://repository.arizona.edu/handle/10150/620615

Unpublished master's thesis

Creighton, M. E. (2010). Barriers and facilitators for nurse managers attempting to achieve employee satisfaction [Unpublished maters thesis]. Daemen College.