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Ph.D. Program Guide

Page with the current Ph.D. Program Guide and related information.

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.

2023-2024 Ph.D. Program 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

Form B:  English Standards Requirements

Form F:  Program of Study

Form J:  Dissertation Proposal Completion Report