Doctoral Exam

NOTE: The Spring 2016 Doctoral Comprehensive Exam dates are as follows: Thursday, January 14, 2016 – Monday, January 18, 2016. Please email Maria Moon ( ) no later than December 1, 2015, if you wish to sit for the Exam. Please be sure to clear your intent to sit for the Spring 2016 Doctoral Exam with your Advisor before emailing Maria. Thank you! 

Additional Materials:

EAPS Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Guidelines.pdf

Fall 2015 EAPS Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Questions.pdf

Spring 2015 EAPS Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Questions.pdf

Fall 2014 EAPS Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Questions.pdf

Spring 2014 EAPS Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Questions.pdf  

Fall 2013 EAPS Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Questions.pdf

EAPS Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Questions Fall 2010 - Spring 2013.pdf


Note: SEAChange has created a Comps Study Group Wiki with the help of EAPS doctoral students who have previously sat the doctoral comprehensive exam. Compiled materials include former exam questions, outlines from 700 and 701, theoretical frameworks, data sources and other miscellanea. To request access to the Wiki go to . While the Wiki may provide useful information about the doctoral exam, please understand the materials it contains have not been officially reviewed nor endorsed by the EAPS Curriculum Committee. <June 2013>