Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Studies

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Complete the following admission process requirements:

  • Submit GRE scores (scores must be less than 5 years old).
  • Complete a master's degree.
  • In consultation with a UAF faculty member, prepare and submit:
    • Statement of Academic Goals
    • Research Prospectus
    • Proposed Graduate Study Plan
  • Other materials: resume, official transcripts, two (2) academic letters of recommendation, two (2) letters of endorsement from two proposed Ph.D. advisory committee members (one from UAF committee chair and one from a different department).

Minimum Requirements for Interdisciplinary Studies Ph.D.: 36 credits

General University Requirements
Complete the general university requirements.
Ph.D. Degree Requirements
Complete the Ph.D. degree requirements.
Interdisciplinary Studies Program Requirements
Pass both a written and oral comprehensive exam 1
Thesis credits (F699)18
Course work 29
Additional course work or thesis credits9