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    Mar 03, 2024  
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Augusta University Catalog

Doctor of Philosophy with a Major in Vascular Biology


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 Vascular Biology program as well as courses in other disciplines.

Vascular Biology Required Courses


Elective Course Options (Minimum of one course)


Additional Requirements


In addition to specific course requirements, students must complete additional PhD degree requirements, including satisfactory performance on the Comprehensive Examination, development of an approved research proposal, writing and obtaining approval of the doctoral dissertation, and satisfactory performance on the Final Oral Examination (dissertation defense). See PhD Student Guide for additional requirements and details.