Wrap-Around Support Throughout Your Journey

The Eccles School Ph.D. program has a dedicated team of two full-time individuals to help guide you along your journey. Our administrative team is here to assist you through each phase of the program, and offer high-touch support. Please email phdprogram@eccles.utah.edu or call 801-585-1750 to schedule a Zoom, phone, or in-person appointment. Please note that prospective students are encouraged to review the admissions checklist and FAQs before scheduling an appointment.

Our administrative team is here to help you through the whole process.

Lari Frandsen
Ph.D. Program Associate Director
Existing Students
Paula Perdue
Ph.D. Program Manager
Prospective Students

“The Eccles School faculty truly care about their students. I’ve felt supported to do my best work in this department. I’ve developed great relationships with faculty, who I’m sure will continue to be collaborators long after I graduate.”
—Samantha Dodson, PhD Student 

“We train PhD students to be able to conduct research early on in the PhD program. We expect, and will help facilitate, students to lead the profession in new ideas before they complete the program.”
— Professor Jonathan Brogaard

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