Answered By: Sarah Johnson
Last Updated: Jul 25, 2014     Views: 66

According to the APA Manual of Style, 6th edition (p.207), this is how to cite doctoral dissertations:

For a doctoral dissertation or master's thesis available from a database service, use the following reference template:

Author, A.A. (2003). Title of doctoral dissertation or master's thesis (Doctoral dissertation or master's thesis). Retrieved from Name of database.  (Accession or Order no.)

For an unpublished dissertation or thesis, use the following template:

Author, A.A. (1978).  Title of doctoral dissertation or master's thesis (Unpublished dissertation or master's thesis).  Name of Institution, Location.

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