Joint Ph.D. Programs

The Graduate School also participates in the following formal joint-degree programs with the professional schools: the J.D./M.A. and J.D./Ph.D. programs in cooperation with the Law School; the M.D./Ph.D. program in cooperation with the School of Medicine; the M.A./M.B.A. and Ph.D./M.B.A. programs in cooperation with the School of Management; the M.A./M.P.H. program in cooperation with the School of Public Health; and the M.A./M.F.S. and M.A./M.E.S. programs in cooperation with the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. For all joint-degree programs except the M.D./Ph.D., students are required to submit formal applications to both the professional school and the Graduate School indicating their interest in enrolling in the joint program. Individuals interested in the M.D./Ph.D. program apply directly to the School of Medicine.
 
JD/PhD
Students may pursue a doctorate in History jointly with a degree in Law. Standard graduate financial support is provided for the PhD phase of work toward such a joint degree. Candidates for the joint degree in law must apply for admission to both the Law School and the Graduate School.
 
MD/PhD
Students may pursue a doctorate in History of Science and Medicine jointly with a degree in Medicine or Law. Standard graduate financial support is provided for the PhD phase of work toward such a joint degree. Candidates for the joint degree in law must apply for admission to both the Law School and the Graduate School. Information about the joint degree program with Medicine can be obtained from the Yale Medical School and from the special site for the History of Medicine.
 
For more information please see the Graduate School Programs & Policies: http://bulletin.printer.yale.edu/htmlfiles/grad/policies-and-regulations.html