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Physics Ph.D. Program

Information, Policies, and Procedures

Last revised July 2017

This PDF document contains current information, policies, and procedures for Physics Ph.D. students.


  1. General Policies of the Graduate School

  2. General Policies of the Physics Department

  3. Graduate School Doctoral Degree Requirements

  4. Physics Department Doctoral Degree Time Line

  5. Physics Department Graduate Course Requirements

  6. Master's Review

  7. Research, General and Final Examinations

  8. Satisfactory Progress

  9. Financial Support

10. Advising and Mentoring

11. Terminal Master's Degree Options


Physics PhD Program Information, Policies, and Procedures