What are the required courses and other curriculum requirements? What about the ‘qualifying’ exam?

Learn about the details of the curriculum requirements for the MS and PhD degree, and the qualifying exam for the PhD degree, under MSE Graduate Advising.

MSE Curriculum

Students Entering the MS Program with a Degree Other Than MSE

PhD Curriculum

PhD Qualifying Process

Preparation of the PhD Qualifying Exam Proposal

  • Research Proposal
  • Design of the Research Program
  • Required Elements
  • Proposal Format
  • Help for available development of research proposals
  • Oral Defense of Proposal