Doctoral students comprise the backbone of research conducted at the School of Engineering & Applied Science. Through funding support from faculty, internal and external grants, doctoral students can expect to take 4-6 years to complete the program through coursework, research credits and writing their dissertation.
We offer the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in eight fields of engineering and computer science:
The School of Engineering & Applied Science offers funding opportunities for doctoral programs, domestic and international students. In addition, we have provided additional resources for funding opportunities available at other organizations which can be applied toward your studies at GW.
You can find more information on funding here.
Today, SEAS is ideally situated to take full advantage of today’s advances in engineering. Located in the heart of one of the largest and most comprehensive technology centers in the nation, we harness our strong connections to influential institutions to deliver a unique combination of research, learning and leadership experiences for our students.
Recognizing the range of opportunities available here, our outstanding faculty members join GW from some of the nation’s other top engineering schools. At SEAS, they foster a tightly knit community where faculty and students develop innovative technologies that help address many of the big challenges of our day.