The Graduate School Advance to a Higher Degree


Supported Degree Objectives

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Doctor of Technology (DTech)
  • Graduate Certificate
  • Non Degree

Required Supporting Documents

PhD Degree Program Requirements

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    • Direct Admit: 3.0 or equivalent
    • Master's Plus: Not required
  • Master's Degree Completion:
    • Direct Admit: Not required
    • Master's Plus: Required, with a grade point average of 3.0 or equivalent

Application Deadlines

  • On-Campus

  • Fall Spring Summer
    April 1 October 1 April 1 U.S. Citizen
    July 1 November 1 No Entry International

  • Online

  • Fall Spring Summer
    April 1 September 1 February 15 U.S. Citizen
    July 1 November 1 No Entry International

Program Contact Information

  • On-Campus
    Name Debbie Hulsey
    Phone 765-494-6875
    Web Program Website
    Address Debbie Hulsey
    Purdue Polytechnic Institute
    Purdue University
    Rm 467, Knoy Hall
    401 North Grant Street
    West Lafayette, IN 47907-2021

    Name Larry Fischer Carrie Clark
    Phone 765-494-7283 765-496-2094
    Web Program Website
    Address Center for Professional Studies
    Polytechnic Institute
    Purdue University
    516 Northwestern Ave
    Wang Hall, Suite 2500
    West Lafayette, IN 47906

Additional Information

  • Early application is encouraged. Program capacity is limited and it is recommended that students apply early to maximize opportunity for program consideration.

Ernest C. Young Hall, Room 170 | 155  S. Grant Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2114 | 765-494-2600

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