Doctor of Philosophy (PHD) Programs

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree programs at St. George’s University are offered through the Schools of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, and Arts and Sciences and require a total of 60 credits or more. All PhD programs require the production and defense of a doctoral thesis. Transfer credits are accepted from approved institutions and the candidate’s supervisory committee determines the number of credits that may be incorporated, following specified guidelines. Research and coursework are directed by the candidate’s supervisory committee. All completed theses, upon the recommendation of the chair of the supervisory committee, are submitted to the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies and forwarded to an external examiner. A final oral presentation and defense of the thesis must be successfully completed prior to being awarded the degree.

  • PhD in Anatomical Education (School of Medicine)
    The PhD in Anatomical Education provides academic anatomists with training in clinical teaching methodology and practice.
  • PhD in Anatomical Pathology (School of Veterinary Medicine)
  • PhD in Anatomical Sciences (School of Medicine)
    The PhD in Anatomical Sciences provides academic anatomists with training in clinical and anatomical research.
  • PhD in Anatomy (School of Veterinary Medicine)
  • PhD in Bacteriology (School of Veterinary Medicine)
  • PhD in Clinical Pathology (School of Veterinary Medicine)
  • PhD in Management (School of Arts and Sciences)
    The PhD in International Management is designed for University graduates in any field who have completed an MBA, MPH, MS, MPhil, MA, or equivalent and who would like to pursue in-depth research. Highly qualified professionals with outstanding academic records and research experience can also enter the program following a specially designed path according to the recommendations of the PhD Admissions Committee.
  • PhD in Marine Medicine (School of Veterinary Medicine)
  • PhD in Microbiology (School of Medicine)
    The PhD in Microbiology offers specific areas of concentration in Clinical Microbiology, Marine Microbiology, Parasitology, Mycology, Immunology, and Virology. Graduate courses will complement the specific areas of concentration and are set by the candidate’s supervisory committee.
  • PhD in Parasitology (School of Veterinary Medicine)
  • PhD in Physiology and Neuroscience (School of Medicine)
    The PhD in physiology and neuroscience trains students to become critical-thinking and self-supporting project managers with specialized content knowledge in the physiology and neuroscience sphere.
  • PhD in Pharmacology (School of Veterinary Medicine)
  • PhD in Virology (School of Veterinary Medicine)
  • PhD in Wildlife Conservation Medicine (School of Veterinary Medicine)