Intercollege PhD Nutrition Program Degree Requirements
The principal requirements for the PhD degree are listed here:
- pass a qualifying examination, if applicable
- complete required coursework and teaching experience
- pass a proposal defense & comprehensive exam to demonstrate advanced scholarship in the field
- write and defend a doctoral dissertation that presents original, independent research
Nutrition PhD candidates are required to participate in a substantial teaching project with a graduate faculty mentor during at least one semester of their program (if entering with a BS, two semesters are required).