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  Graduate School-Newark 2018-2020 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Public Administration 834 Doctor of Philosophy Residency Requirements  

Residency Requirements


All students must enroll for at least 6 credits of coursework for each semester. Full-time students, including those on financial aid, must enroll for at least 9 credits per semester.

Typical Schedule of Progress for Full-Time Students


Year 1 + summer.................18-24 course credits, plus first comprehensive exams
Year 2 + summer.................18-24 course credits, plus second comprehensive exams
Year 3 fall............................dissertation proposal
Year 3 - Year 4....................dissertation research, dissertation defense

Students may take longer to complete the degree depending upon the number of credits taken each semester, progress on the exams, development and approval of the dissertation proposal, and completion of the dissertation. Adjustments require approval of the program director.

 
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