Program Proposers should follow steps: below. Be sure to follow timeline found at Concept Paper Timelines: Doctoral Degree.
- Contact the Office of RIT’s Senior Associate Provost to discuss requirements and processes for program proposal external field expert selection as early in the process as possible.
- Doctoral program proposals require early consultation with the New York State Education Department. This consultation is coordinated through the Sr. Associate Provost. A site visit by at least two (2) nationally recognized external field experts from outside New York State is required once the proposal is complete. These experts are selected by the Institution in consultation with the NYSED Office of College and University Evaluation.