The College of Engineering and Computer Science offers a program of graduate study leading to the Doctor of Philosophy degree in engineering. The degree is awarded for demonstrated scholarly excellence in study and research that provides a significant contribution to specific areas in the field of engineering. In addition to faculty expertise, the program's strength lies in its unique multidisciplinary approach and outstanding opportunities for collaborative research.
Research Focus Areas
Admission and Application Deadlines
Fall, Spring, Summer
Recommended: 6 months prior to beginning of quarter
Deadlines if also Applying for Funding
Teaching assistantships are available on a competitive basis for students who have established strong academic credentials and can demonstrate good communication and teaching skills. A number of departmental research assistantships are awarded annually based on exceptional performance or potential. Additional graduate support is available in the form of assistantships associated with research projects of the faculty. Scholarships are also available from the Dayton Area Graduate Studies Institute (DAGSI). Application forms for teaching and research assistantships are available from the department for students admitted to the graduate program. The online application form for DAGSI scholarships is available at www.dagsi.org.
Graduate School requirements
A bachelor's degree from an ABET-accredited program with a minimum 3.0 GPA or a master's degree from an engineering program with a minimum 3.5 GPA.
A record (transcripts, statement of research interests)
Minimum TOEFL IBT - 79, Paper based - 550 or IELTS - 6.0 band.
Interest in financial support should be indicated at the time of application.
Statement of objectives.
3 letters of recommendations.