PhD Program

PhD Student Requirements

Welcome to the PhD program within the Department of M&I. We have outlined the course requirements, teaching assistantship requirements, plus the research communications expectations for the PhD program below. PhD graduates are expected to become experts in their field of research, to become critical independent and creative thinkers with original contributions to research. The insights and skills a PhD student acquires though their program will advance their scientific interests, scope of knowledge and choice of careers. We recognize that everyone’s experiences in the program will be different however we have provided the following milestones to help you plan your degree.