A minimum of three individuals must serve on the final exam committee.
At least two members of this committee, including the chair, must be members of the Northwestern University Graduate Faculty.
For English language theses, begin with these collections: Top of page There is no single comprehensive listing for all theses in progress.
However there are a number of websites and publications which list current research, and many university departments list theses in progress.
A minimum of three individuals must serve on the prospectus committee.
The student must submit the Ph D Prospectus form via the TGS Forms tab in GSTS.
Students must have a prospectus (dissertation proposal) approved by their committee no later than the end of the fourth year of study, which falls on the last date of the 16th quarter.
The prospectus must be approved by a faculty committee.
The only doctoral degree offered by The Graduate School is the doctor of philosophy (Ph D) degree.
In some cases, this degree is offered in conjunction with another degree, whether from another program administered by The Graduate School or from another school at Northwestern University.