CMB Examination Policy
See the current Graduate & Professional Bulletin for details concerning administration of examinations and requirements for submitting specific forms to the Graduate School Office including graduation requirements.
Students are required to pass a comprehensive preliminary examination for admission to candidacy for the PhD. This examination consists of preparation of a written research proposal and an oral exam which covers the candidate’s entire program of study. This document provides guidelines to be used by the student and the student’s graduate committee during preparation for, and administration of, the examination.