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School of International Service, PhD

PhD Program Forms

2014-2015 SIS PhD Handbook

List of Course Requirements in Chronological Order

PhD Plan of Study Worksheet

Defense Examination Report


Registration Forms

Dissertation/Prospectus Forms

The following forms are not currently available online (they are carbonless multi-layered forms), but are available from the Graduate Advising Office in SIS 250.

  • Tool of Research Form (for language proficiency)
  • Thesis/Dissertation Completion Form


Last updated August 2015.


Contact Kasey Neil Petri, the PhD Program Coordinator, at 202-885-6582 or kneil@american.edu

We encourage prospective candidates to visit the University to meet faculty members and current PhD students. To arrange a visit, contact Graduate Admissions at 202-885-1646 or sisgrad@american.edu