PhD Program

Reputation for Research

PhD candidate Kate Fischl received a 2016 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to model emotion and collective social behavior and implement the knowledge of brain function into engineering devices.

Collaboration for Innovation

"I decided to come to Johns Hopkins for my PhD, where ties with the prestigious medical institute enable projects that can immensely benefit patients in need." - Guy Hotson, PhD candidate

Tailored Learning

"Department graduate courses are usually tailored to the needs and interests of individual students and are directly related to research." - Gaspar Tognetti, PhD candidate

We are proud of the quality of PhD students we attract and the training they receive. As a PhD candidate, you will share in the excitement of discovery as you collaborate with our faculty on cutting edge research. You will also acquire strong, independent research skills and begin to develop your own skills and reputation as a member of the research community.

Because the advisor/graduate relationship is the cornerstone of a successful PhD experience, all new PhD candidates are carefully matched with faculty advisors, based on mutual research interests.

You will find the work here challenging and personally rewarding. Students who complete our PhD program are well-prepared for careers in academia, research, government and industry. Please visit our Graduate Admissions Information page for application requirements, deadlines, and other important information.

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