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    May 19, 2024  
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog

Doctor of Philosophy with a Major in Physiology


Semester Three


Year Two and Beyond


The Doctor of Philosophy curriculum is not lock-step; students do not graduate as a class at the end of a specific semester. The average time to degree is approximately 5 years of full-time, year-round study; acceptable duration of the program is between 3 and 7 years. The number and type of advanced (2nd year and beyond) or elective courses vary, and may include courses within the Physiology program as well as courses in other disciplines.

Physiology Required Courses


Additional Requirements


In addition to specific course requirements, students must complete additional PhD degree requirements, including satisfactory performance on the Comprehensive Examination, development and approval of a research proposal, writing and approval of the doctoral dissertation, and satisfactory performance on the Final Oral Examination (dissertation defense). See PhD Student Guide for additional requirements and details. The Physiology program requires students to have at least 1 accepted/published manuscript directly related to their dissertation at least five weeks prior to the students final oral examination.