Ph.D. Academic Advising
While all doctoral students are assigned faculty advisors with whom they create their research agenda, the Ph.D. Academic Advising Office staff provides all doctoral students support and advice with scheduling, university requirements, general programmatic questions, and other administrative matters. Please see the Ph.D. Program Office page as well as the Ph.D. web pages that follow for more information about the services provided.
Ph.D. Handbooks and Forms
Doctoral program resources include yearly publication of Ph.D. handbooks and forms. These comprehensive guides include most of the requirements and rules pertaining to the Doctoral Program in Public Policy at George Mason University.
Ph.D. Milestone Guide
A helpful FAQ, the Ph.D. Milestone Guide has been developed to guide doctoral students through key steps in the degree process, such as what comes after completion of the field exam, and defending a dissertation proposal.