The political science doctoral program is designed to allow the well-prepared student to complete course requirements for the PhD in two years of full-time study.
Students complete a research paper in their second year and take comprehensive examinations during their third year, followed by preparation of a dissertation.
Additional PhD program requirements, along with a complete description of graduation requirements—and an explanation of themes and field requirements—are available on the department website.
Application at a Glance
You apply for admission through your program. Detailed instructions are available on the program’s website. The following are required for your application:
- Official Transcripts
- English Language Proficiency Requirement
- Financial Verification for International Applicants
Program-Specific Application Requirements:
- Letters of Recommendation
- Statement of Purpose
- Writing Sample
- GRE (UO Institution Code 4846)