Joint Doctoral Program: Normative Timeframe

The Normative Timeframe to complete the Joint Doctoral Program.

Normative Timeframe

Reflects maximum time to complete program within a normative time of (6) years.

Normative Timeframe Semester
Select Primary Advisor at SFSU and UCB Semesters 1 & 2
Core Course Work Semesters 1 - 4
First Year Review Semester 2
Outline of Program Semester 2
Pre-qualifying Review: 2 position papers, 2 internship & dissertation prospectus Semesters 5 & 6
Qualifying Review (oral examination) Semester 7
Advancement to Candidancy & Dissertation Proposal Semester 8
Dissertation Semesters 9 - 10