Criminology, Law and Society
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

About Doctoral

As a PhD student, you will complete courses in three substantive fields and analytical methods, take two comprehensive exams, and complete a dissertation.  Typically, full-time students takes the required coursework during their first and second years in the program and complete comprehensive exams in their third year. Please review the links below for detailed information about the degree requirements in the doctoral program.  Information about comprehensive exams and dissertations is available via the links to the left.


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