General Requirements and Regulations for Doctoral Degrees

Admission to the Graduate School of prospective doctoral candidates is the joint responsibility of the Dean of the Graduate School and the head of the program to which the student applies. Students must show sufficient and satisfactory undergraduate and/or master's preparation in the field or fields in which the doctoral work is to be done. Students must also demonstrate superior ability to do advanced work at the doctoral level.

Candidates for doctoral degrees are subject to all applicable academic and other University regulations which govern candidates for master’s degrees unless otherwise indicated.