Doctoral Program

There are two requirements for Ph.D. candidacy in the aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics programs:

  • Passing the written qualifying exams.
  • Passing the oral qualifying exam.

Further requirements to complete the PhD degree include:

1. Completing any required coursework.

2. Complete annual reviews (due April 15th).

3. Completing a dissertation and passing a final oral examination.

For detailed information on coursework, qualifying exams and a timeline for doctoral degree requirements, see the ASE/EM Graduate Handbook.