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Ph.D. in OLPD: Evaluation Studies (ES) Program Curriculum

Program overview

Departmental Core (16 credits)

Professional Socialization Seminar

Research Courses

ES Program Core (15 credits)

Students must take OLPD 8596 twice in two different semesters for 3 credits each time.

Additional Coursework (17 credits minimum)

Minimum of 17 credits required. These credits can be used to meet the requirement that a minimum of 12 credits be taken outside the ES track or for a minor. Courses not specifically listed should have adviser approval.

Thesis Credits (24 credits)

All Ph.D. students are required to register for 24 semester thesis credits after completing the preliminary oral exam. The 24 credits must be taken over two or more terms.

Total Ph.D. Credits Required

48 credits of ES coursework + 24 thesis credits = 72 total credits

Revised August 19, 2016