Earn a color science Ph.D. at the world’s leading university for color science research and education.
All candidates for the Ph.D. must serve as a teaching assistant for a minimum of one course before scheduling the final examination of the dissertation. Prior to scheduling the Ph.D. dissertation defense (final examination), all candidates for the Ph.D. must have at least two refereed journal publications on the dissertation research accepted for publication (or published). The student must be a principal (not always first) author on both papers.
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The Munsell Color Science Laboratory and the program of color science unite to form one of the world‘s foremost color science research and education organizations. Our mission is to provide world-class education, research, and outreach in all areas of color science including:
- Physical spectral and colorimetric measurements of materials and light sources.
- Understanding the capture, processing, and display of color and spectral power distributions.
- Quantifying the human sensation of color matches and the higher-level perceptions of color appearance and chromatic adaptation.
Outcome Rates for Color Science Ph.D.
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