Doctorate Programs & Degrees

UDC offers over 70 degree programs encompassing a wide range of education levels and interests. To view and sort the program listing, click on the column headings; filter programs by degree type with the links on the left and/or search for a specific program of interest below. Select a program for more detailed information and learn how UDC can help you to accomplish your personal and professional goals. If you are interested in UDC’s Workforce Development offerings, please visit the Workforce Development Program.

If you have any questions about your program of interest, we encourage you to contact the Department Chair or Program Director directly. You can also contact the Office of Recruitment and Admissions to receive more information on all of the benefits of enrolling at UDC and how to apply for admission.

Program Name Degree College / School Department
Computer Science & Engineering PhD School of Engineering & Applied Sciences School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
Juris Doctor (JD) JD David A. Clarke School of Law Law School
Urban Leadership & Entrepreneurship PhD College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability & Environmental Sciences Department of Architecture & Urban Sustainability

For updates and guidance as to alternatives and course registration, new students should contact the Admissions Office at and currently enrolled students should contact the Academic Advising Center at 202.274.6899.