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Ph.D. Program Guide

Policy and Procedures Guide

A policy and procedures guide intended for graduate students in the Smeal Ph.D. program.  Includes information on financial aid and support for students, program governance, scholarship requirements, program of study, principles and guidelines for evaluation, the expected timeline for Ph.D. students and related forms.

PhD 2016 - 2017 Guide

Smeal Forms

Please note that Graduate School forms (including Form D: Doctoral Committee, Form H/K: Exam Request forms) are available in the Ph.D. Program office at 351 Business.

Ph.D. Timeline

Form A:  Competency Requirements (11 Kb PDF)

Form B:  English Standards Requirements (12 Kb PDF)

Form F:  Program of Study (10 Kb PDF)

Form J:  Dissertation Proposal Completion Report (10 Kb PDF)