Committee on Higher Degrees

The Committee on Higher Degrees (CHD) is responsible for overseeing the degree programs of Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) students in the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS).  It is a body comprised of faculty from across the school. 

The CHD has subcommittees based on academic areas, including Applied Math, Applied Physics, Computer Science, and Engineering Sciences. Members are appointed to the committee annually. Committee membership can be found on our list of Standing Committees