Doctoral Candidacy

Students can apply for doctoral candidacy once they have earned 24 credits. Please complete the Application Form (below) and submit it with 1 soft copy of at least two research papers.

Acceptable types of research papers:
  • A revised research plan for the dissertation with appropriate methodology. (Please also provide the introduction to give context to your submission.)
  • Published or unpublished journal articles
  • Conference papers
  • Papers written for the classes Research Paper I and II.
*In principle, the work must be individual work done by the student.

Please contact the Academic Office for inquiries regarding the submission process. For issues related to the appropriateness of your submission, please consult your supervisor.

Candidacy Application Form

Upcoming Candidacy Application Deadlines
(Deadlines are set for the first Friday in July and the first Friday in January after classes resume.)

For screening within 2019 Spring Semester:
Friday, 5 July 2019

For screening within 2019 Fall Semester:
Friday, 10 January 2020

Last Update: April 2019


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