The Haas School PhD Program offers seven fields of academic study, for a curriculum of unusual richness and breadth. Since the program enrolls only 14 to 16 new PhD students each year, you work very closely with the faculty members in their chosen specialties....
At Berkeley, graduate work in chemical engineering emphasizes the excitement
of original research in frontier areas of applied science. While formal
courses are necessary to provide scientific fundamentals and intellectual
P.h.D in EconomicsThe Ph.D. program at Berkeley is designed for students interested in pursuing advanced study and conducting original research in economics. The Ph.D. degree is awarded in recognition of the recipient.s qualifications as a general economist and...
Our primary mission is to train knowledgeable and highly skilled school psychologists, capable of functioning as scientist-practitioners in diverse and demanding public school environments. This mission reflects our philosophy that the school psychologist is...
The Ph.D. program is designed to provide students with a broad
knowledge of the field of philosophy, while giving them opportunities to
work intensively on the issues that interest them the most. During the
first stage of their graduate education, students...
Ph.D. RequirementsThe Political Science department at Berkeley admits students only for the Ph.D. degree. The Ph.D. program has two major phases: coursework and examinations, and dissertation research and writing. The two phases typically take approximately six...
The Ph.D. program is designed to provide familiarity with one
literature in comprehensive historical and critical ways and the
demonstrated ability to do comparative work in three literatures. The
Ph.D. is awarded upon the successful completion of a doctoral
The Doctorate in Physical Therapy (DPT) is the new educational standard
for the field. At Fresno State, the DPT is a joint program with the University
of California, San Francisco and is designed to expand the foundation of
knowledge developed in the Master's...
This specialization offered by the Center for Drug Discovery (CDD)
trains students in the design and synthesis of novel biologically
active compounds and in the study of their mechanisms of action using
biochemical, biophysical and pharmacological approaches....
The Doctor of Philosophy is conferred in recognition of
the mastery of a special field of learning as shown by the satisfactory
completion of a prescribed course of study and investigation, the
successful passing of general examinations covering the major...
In the past decade, bioinformatics has emerged as a primary source
of challenges for methodological researchers in biostatistics. The
enormity of the size of the data that results from research in this
field, specifically in DNA sequencing, microarrays, and...
The Department of Human and Molecular Genetics offers a
comprehensive program in graduate study leading to a Doctor of
Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Human Genetics. The program includes the
completion of an original research project under the supervision of a
The gerontology curriculum is a multidisciplinary program
established in 1976 which offers the Master of Science degree. The
program benefits from professional collaboration with departments
throughout the university
The 30-hour degree program includes...
The M.D./Ph.D. Program seeks to train physician-scientists for
careers that bridge basic and clinical science. Physician-scientists
will translate laboratory discoveries into better patient outcomes. The
program begins two months prior to the first year of...
The program for the M.D. degree is divided into four phases, each of
one year’s duration. Medicine I, occupying the first year (mid-August
to early June), emphasizes normal human structure, function, growth and
development. Medicine II, occupying the second...
The application deadline for the Ph.D. Program in Robotics is August
1st for the Spring semester and December 1st for Fall and Summer
semesters.Offered jointly by the College of Computing and the
College of Engineering, the Ph.D. program in Robotics is the...
The PhD Program in Operations Research is intended for qualified
individuals with strong mathematical/quantitative skills who are
interested in the theory and application of complex mathematical and/or
simulation models to solve problems involving operational...
The Cognitive and Brain Science specialty area for the Psychology PhD
program trains students to develop a thorough understanding of diverse
aspects of cognition. Students learn about theories of cognitive
phenomena and about the neurobiological bases of cognition...
The Doctoral Program in
Entomology is designed to provide an atmosphere for a student to conduc t
independent and original research. The student will identify, design, conduct
and interpret experimental procedures that will further the scientific
The sustainability of development presents some of the most important
policy challenges concerning the future of our planet. None of these
central issues can be understood from the sole perspective of a
traditional discipline, whether in the social, natural,...