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.