Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

Timely completion of the Ph.D. degree requirements is a condition of financial support and continued registration.

Degree Requirements:

Schedule for Timely Ph.D. Completion:

Program EntryYear 1
5 Courses + JDE1000H
Year 1
Background Statement
Year 1
Qualifying Examination
Year 2
Thesis Proposal Presentation
Year 3
1st Annual Meeting of Supervisory Committee
Year 4
2nd Annual Meeting of Supervisory Committee
End of Year 4
Departmental and Final Oral Examinations
September 2020Complete over Fall 2020 and Winter 2021Complete by November 2020Complete by May/June 2021Complete by November 2021Complete by December 2022Complete by December 2023Complete by August 2024
January 2021Complete over Winter 2021 and Fall 2021Complete by March 2021Complete by September/October 2021Complete by March 2022Complete by April 2023Complete by April 2024Complete by December 2024