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Engineering and Applied Science (Ph.D.)

The Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering and Applied Science is an interdisciplinary, integrative degree involving faculty from the College of Engineering and the College of Sciences. The program is designed for those engineers who will extend the frontiers of engineering. The graduate will have knowledge that is both broad in fundamentals as well as strongly focused in the area of his/her research. Research is the centerpiece of a Ph.D. program. It is expected that the graduate's research will substantially expand the knowledge of the engineering profession.

Student Learning Outcomes

College of Sciences
Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering and Applied Science

  1. Ability to apply basic engineering concepts as demonstrated by the results of the Qualifying Procedures
  2. Ability to apply advanced concepts, both Colleges to develop Doctor of Philosophy Research
  3. The candidate will have the approval of the Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation Committee for the scope of the Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation
  4. Ability to perform advanced engineering and/or science research
  5. Ability to publish research
  6. Final approval of the Ph.D.