Degree Timeline

Year 1

  • Required Coursework
  • Laboratory Rotations
  • Select Advisor

Year 2

  • Required Coursework
  • Elective Coursework
  • Begin Dissertation Research
  • Qualifying Exam

Year 3

  • Assemble Dissertation Committee
  • Elective Coursework
  • Dissertation Research

Year 4+

  • Dissertation Research
  • Written Defense
  • Oral Defense