Ph.D. Program Requirements

The Philosophy Department follows the Graduate School regulations, listed in the Graduate School Handbook (Section 7), regarding doctoral programs. For information about a special “One-of-a-Kind” doctoral program that allows students to combine the study of philosophy with related work in other fields, see the Graduate School Handbook (Section 8). 

The following sections outline the principal requirements for the regular Ph.D. program in philosophy at O.S.U.