Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science

Work leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Computer Science is designed to give candidates a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of their professional field and training in methods of research. The final basis for granting the degree shall be the candidate’s grasp of the subject matter of a broad field of study and a demonstrated ability to do independent research. In addition, the candidate must have acquired the ability to express thoughts clearly and forcefully in both oral and written communication. The degree is not granted solely for the completion of coursework, residence, and technical requirements, although these must be met.

Steps to Fulfill a Doctoral Program