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Second Exam

 
  The student will prepare an original paper, usually 20-30 pages in length that needs to be given to the Examination Committee and the Executive Officer at least three weeks before the scheduled oral examination. - see more at Level 2
   
   

Dissertation Proposal

 
  The Dissertation Proposal Examination has a written and oral component. The written part must be distributed to your committee and the Executive Officer at least three weeks prior to the oral presentation. - see more at Level 3 and Candidacy
   
   

Dissertation Defense

 
  Computer Science students are required to email a draft of their dissertation in the Program Office and to all members of their committee at least four weeks prior to scheduling the time of the Final Examination. - see more at Dissertation
   
   

Suggested Degree Timeline

 
  Students are expected (but not required) to accomplish each part of the PhD study with diligence and the expected timeline for the program is listed as follows:
  • First Exam: two semesters

  • Second Exam: two years after completing the First Exam

  • Dissertation Proposal: one year after completing the Second Exam

  • Dissertation: one to two years after the Dissertation Proposal


The student will prepare an original paper, usually 20-30 pages in length that needs to be given to the Examination Committee and the Executive Officer at least three weeks before the scheduled oral examination. - See more at: http://www.gc.cuny.edu/Page-Elements/Academics-Research-Centers-Initiatives/Doctoral-Programs/Computer-Science/Program#sthash.7sqn9nfS.dpuf
The student will prepare an original paper, usually 20-30 pages in length that needs to be given to the Examination Committee and the Executive Officer at least three weeks before the scheduled oral examination. - See more at: http://www.gc.cuny.edu/Page-Elements/Academics-Research-Centers-Initiatives/Doctoral-Programs/Computer-Science/Program#sthash.7sqn9nfS.dpuf