For Ph.D. and M.D/Ph.D. Students
I. Laboratory Rotations – First year
II. Qualifying Exam – End of second year for Ph.D./End of first year for M.D./Ph.D.
A. Progress Report Seminar – (Must occur at least one year before pre-defense)
B. Approval of Outline
C. Approval of Abstract
D. Approval of Dissertation by First and Second Reader
E. Distribution of Dissertation to Defense Committee – (At least two weeks prior to pre-defense meeting)
F. Pre-Defense Meeting (at least three weeks before Dissertation Defense Seminar)
G. Approval for Scheduling Defense
H. Final Dissertation Defense
I. Student Passes Dissertation Defense
Approved Dissertation Submitted to Department – three copies
J. Division is notified that student passes Dissertation Requirements
For a link to the Division Graduation Calendar, please click here.
For a link to all required forms, please click here.