Doctoral Degree Requirements and Deadlines

Semester of Graduation

Summer 2015 | Fall 2015 | Spring 2016

Each program and department establishes its own degree requirements for doctoral level study (at minimum, equivalent to three years of full-time study and research).

You must be admitted to candidacy within five years after admission to the doctoral program. Once you have fulfilled all the requirements for candidacy, please submit the Application for Admission to Candidacy for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy form and the Graduate School Record form.

Check with your Graduate Program Director and the Graduate School Catalog for more information about:

All dissertations must be submitted electronically.

Instructions for completing your Electronic Disseration.