Students may apply for an MPhil after all requirements except for the dissertation are completed. Deadlines for graduation application can be found on the Registrar’s website.  MPhil candidates should email to petition for the MPhil degree. Please copy the  on the email.

PhD candidates should apply for graduation no later than the beginning of the semester in which they plan on completing all the program requirements. PhD candidates apply via Albert. Instructions and deadlines can be found on the Registrar's website.

Please note that NYU requires that at least one year pass between the conferral of the MPhil and the conferral of the PhD. For this reason, it is typically recommended that students petition for the MPhil as soon as they are eligible for the degree.