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Graduate Program: PhD Program: PhD Dissertation

Ph.D. Dissertation
Important dissertation milestones are:

Students typically begin work on their dissertation after completing the PhD qualifying exams, although students should explore potential research topics throughout their graduate career. Students working on their dissertations should enroll in STAT 800 (PhD dissertation) normally only AFTER passing the General Exam.

The pages below contain formal UW requirements for PhD dissertations, to which Statistics students must adhere.

(Updated September 2013)