Ph.D. Student Handbook

Ph.D. Degree Requirements

It is also required that all Ph.D. students spend at least one year of the program in full-time residency at the University.

Requirements for all Ph.D. students at the University can be found in the University of Pennsylvania Doctoral Dissertation Manual.

A list of graduate courses broken down by focus area can be found here. For more in-depth information about the Ph.D. degree program and its associated requirements, please view the online PhD Student Handbook.