OATD – Open Access Theses and Dissertations
The Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources (Statler College) at West Virginia University (WVU) is authorized to admit qualified students to graduate programs that lead to successful completion of the degrees of master’s of science (M.S.) and doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.). The guidelines presented here and departmental guidelines, describe in detail the minimum College requirements for the above mentioned degrees. Each department and program within a department may impose stricter requirements than those required by the College. These requirements are listed in the department guidelines and procedures, and are available on the department website/catalog to prospective and current students.
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Electronic submissions of a doctoral dissertation or master’s thesis must follow all formatting requirements set forth in the manual. It is the responsibility of the student to ensure that the doctoral dissertation or master’s thesis appears as originally intended when it is accessed or printed. An original Ph.D. Form II/Signature page or Master’s thesis/Signature page, with committee signatures and other signatures (as appropriate) must be submitted to the Graduate Division with all other . The manuscript submitted electronically (ETD) should include a signature page.
The Ph.D. program prepares graduates for leadership in industrial, government or academic fields. The college offers a doctor of philosophy with areas of specialization in aerospace, chemical, civil, computer, electrical, industrial, mining, and petroleum and natural engineering, as well as computer science, material science and engineering and occupational safety and health.