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 2019Complete over Fall 2029 and Winter 2020Complete by November 2019Complete by April/May 2020Complete by November 2020Complete by December 2021Complete by December 2022Complete by August 2023
January 2020Complete over Winter 2020 and Fall 2020Complete by March 2020Complete by August 2020Complete by Marcy 2021Complete by April 2022Complete by April 2023Complete by December 2023