This program further develops and deepens the coursework offered in the Masters Program. The Doctoral Program is designed to foster researchers, academic members of higher education and research institutions, as well as highly specialized professionals who are creative, international-minded, and have an excellent ability to establish, explore, and solve problems by themselves. Either a Doctor of Engineering or a PhD will be granted upon completion of the program A Doctoral degree at IEEA averages 3 years to complete.
The first year tends to be foundational—with coursework designed to immerse your incoming cohort into the field. During subsequent years, you will complete coursework, take examinations, assemble a Doctoral Committee chosen from faculty, advance to candidacy, and write a dissertation. It is also a time open to myriad research and professional development opportunities.