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PhD Degree Requirements and Procedures

Please read this entire page carefully, noting all requirements and deadlines.   It is the student's responsibility to see that all requirements are satisfied and deadlines met.

ADMISSION TO THE PhD PROGRAM

Students who are first completing an MSEE in the department may enroll in the PhD program as of the first quarter after completing the MSEE, pending approval of their continuation request.

SELECTION OF FACULTY ADVISOR

Students should have a faculty advisor within the first year of study, and should notify the Advising Office both when a faculty advisor has been determined and if there is a change of advisors. Faculty advisors must be members of the University of Washington's Graduate Faculty and must be endorsed to chair doctoral supervisory committees, per the Graduate School's Memo 12.

 

Qualifying Examination (Optional for Autumn 2016)

Qualifying Examination (New format starting Autumn 2016)

Breadth Requirement

General Examination

Final Examination

 

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

The following are degree requirements for PhD students set by the University of Washington Graduate School and the Department of Electrical Engineering:

For additional information, please refer to the Graduate School website.

SATISFACTORY DEGREE PROGRESS

 


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