Ph.D., Engineering

Complete the following admissions requirements:

  1. Complete either a B.S. or M.S. degree in engineering.
  2. Complete a master’s degree in engineering or a closely related field.
  3. Submit GRE scores.

Concentrations: Arctic, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Engineering Management, Environmental, Geological, Mechanical, Mining and Petroleum

Minimum Requirements for Degree: 36 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Ph.D. Degree Requirements
Complete the Ph.D. degree requirements.
As part of the Ph.D. degree requirements:
Complete at least 18 credits of course work beyond the M.S. degree.18
Complete at least three full-time semesters of residency, which may include a summer semester. 1
Complete and pass a written and oral comprehensive examination.
Complete and submit a written thesis proposal for approval.
Complete a research program as arranged with the graduate advisory committee.
Complete a thesis that is a substantial contribution to the body of knowledge in engineering and pass an oral defense of thesis.
Total Credits18
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Residency is defined as living in the Fairbanks area, working with the student’s graduate advisor and graduate committee, while taking courses at UAF.