Admission Requirements

  • Language Proficiency Requirements: Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants and for applicants whose first language is not English.
  • Master's degree, or equivalent, from a recognized university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study
  • a cumulative weighted average of at least a 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of full-time study (e.g. 60 credit units)

For more information on language proficiency requirements, see the College of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Academic Policies for more information.

Degree Requirements

  • GPS 960.0
  • GPS 961.0, if research involves human subjects
  • GPS 962.0, if research involves animal subjects
  • Comprehensive exam
  • EE 990.0
  • EE 996.0
  • a minimum of 6 credit units