Master's to PhD

Application procedures vary depending on the time of application and the intended doctoral program.

Same Discipline and Continuous Enrollment from Master’s to Doctorate

Students apply by submitting the following to the Office of Graduate Student Services. Deadlines are June 15 for Fall admission and November 15 for Spring admission, some doctoral programs may have earlier deadlines.

  • Admission Application to a Doctorate in Same Discipline and Application fee Payment form
  • Confidential Financial Statement for International Applicants (This form is required of most international applicants. Refer to the form for detailed instructions.)
  • East-West Center’s “Request for Action” Form (for East-West Center grantees only)

Different Discipline or After a Lapse of Enrollment

Students follow regular graduate admissions procedures for prospective students.