National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University

Degree Program

IHP offers two graduate programs. Degree programs available are the Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). Both programs are offered on a full-time enrollment basis.

  • MS Program
    A minimum of 24 credits in courses and a six-credit master thesis. It usually takes two academic years to accomplish all requirements.
  • Ph.D. Program
    A minimum of 18 credits in course work (30 credits if without a master degree) and a Ph.D. thesis must be completed, and publications of study results in international science journals is required prior to graduation. The time to accomplish a PhD program varies from 3 to 7 years in Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, usually 5 to 6 years.