Doctoral Degrees (PhD)

Nine PhD programs are offered through OAC:

*Collaborative interdepartmental programs within the University of Guelph

General PhD Admission Requirements

  • Applicants are usually required to have completed a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution and must have achieved a minimum B average in their Master’s program. Applicants must also have demonstrated strong potential for research.
  • Standings higher than the minimum 'B' average are required in some departments for admission to doctoral programs.
  • Some departments may have additional or higher admission qualifications. We recommend that you visit the program/department website for program specific admission requirements.
  • See the University of Guelph Graduate Studies website for more details.