PhD Proposal and Candidacy Guidelines

Section 9 of the BME Graduate Student Handbook and Sections 7.3 through 7.7 of the Graduate School Handbook to prepare for all candidacy exam requirements. All graduate students are expected to know the policies and procedures as stated in these handbooks.

Guidelines for Graduate Program Assessment

Guidelines for PhD proposals and candidacy exams are provided here for use in university-wide graduate program assessment but can be reviewed by students seeking tips on some important elements of these requirements. They are not used to evaluate students and should not substitute for input and advice from faculty advisors.