To earn a doctoral degree, Ph.D. students must propose and successfully defend a dissertation that represents an original contribution to knowledge.
In addition to coursework and an examination, students must complete a paper or project to earn a master's degree.
SILS publishes technical reports, which contain summaries of new ideas in a formative stage or late-breaking research results.
Faculty and students publish research in a number of scholarly publications. See individual faculty web pages for a listing of publications.