The Department of Physics and Astronomy is a full participant in the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program. The doctoral studies committee of the department has the primary responsibility for administering the program within the department. The committee consists of all physics doctoral faculty members with an elected committee chairperson.

See the School of Graduate Studies section in this catalog and the departmental graduate brochure for general and discipline-specific regulations for Interdisciplinary Ph.D. study with physics as a coordinating unit discipline or co-discipline.