Ph.D. candidates must complete the Survey of Earned Doctorates. (This electronic survey is a requirement for Ph.D. graduation candidates only.) You will be asked to provide your name, institution, graduation month and year, and an email address. You will be able to advance directly into the survey after registering. When asked for primary area of research for doctorate, SMS students should select code #595 for marine science. Upon submitting the survey, you will receive a Certificate of Completion via email. You will upload it to ProQuest as an administrative form during the ETD submission process. Please also keep a printed copy for your records.