Doctoral Degree Requirements
To list the general and common requirements for doctoral degrees.
All Lawrence/Edwards Graduate students.
The immediately following list contains the general and common requirements for doctoral degrees. Specific degree requirements, including requirements for the professional doctoral degrees, are set by specific programs, departments, and schools.
Doctor of Philosophy
Application and Admission
Engagement and Enrollment in Doctoral Programs
Research Skills and Responsible Scholarship Requirements
Comprehensive Oral Examinations
Doctoral Student Oral Exam Committee Composition
Graduate Studies Representative on Doctoral Exam Committees
Doctoral Candidacy (Post-comp enrollment)
Final Oral Examination
11/13/2017: Updated Approved by section.
02/09/2015: Graduate Studies updated hyperlinks and added required policy sections.