The dissertation is the main component of the Ph.D. program. This link provides information about the process, including thesis proposal, approval, research, writing and dissertation, funding options, and ethics approval for research.

Students may apply for a thesis grant upon completion of their thesis proposal defense.

Thesis Information

The Thesis Proposal

The protocol for defending your thesis proposal

Thesis Preparation Guide

All the details about planning, writing, formatting and defending the Ph.D. thesis

The Thesis Timeline to Defense

What and who is involved; plus details on timing to ensure convocation

Stevens Ph.D Defense (For Supervisors and Students)

Stevens rules and regulations about thesis submission and defense

Research Information

Stevens Ethics Protocols

All research involving human subjects requires a certificate of ethical acceptability before the research can be conducted. Learn about how to obtain ethics approval for your thesis research.

Abbreviated Summary Protocol Form

Obtaining ethics approval for research involving minimal or low risk to the participants.

Ph.D. Thesis Grant

How to apply for Stevens funding for the Ph.D. thesis research.