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Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

information, interpret and analyze data, to propose approaches to research problems, and general background understanding and knowledge in the area of the student’s major field of study. Alternatively, a student may be allowed to matriculate into the Ph.D. programs if (1) the student has earned an acceptable Master of Science degree, or (2) a student, who has taken 20 credit hours and has a minimum QPA of 3.50, petitions a Graduate School review committee to evaluate the student’s academic credentials. This committee will consist of the major advisor, one or two other faculty members within the discipline of study, and one outside reviewer. Upon review of the student’s credentials, the committee will make its recommendation for the student’s matriculation into the Ph.D. program to the Director of Graduate Studies and the Dean of the Graduate School. Courses — Students pursuing the Ph.D. are required to take a minimum of 60 post-baccalaureate semester hours, including 12 credits of dissertation research and 48 credits of course work, including core (required) courses, approved electives, and 4 credits of seminar. Each discipline requires the completion of specific Ph.D. core curriculum requirements. Core course requirements are listed for the various programs in the Pharmaceutical Sciences. All advanced standing for previous course work is at the discretion of the faculty within the discipline. The transfer of graduate course work completed (B or better grade) at other accredited academic institutions, which may be applicable toward the partial fulfillment of the doctoral degree requirements, is determined by Graduate School review committee action in each individual student case. The awarding of transfer credit for doctoral students must be approved by the Director of Graduate Studies. For all Ph.D. programs, any deficiencies in undergraduate course work must be resolved without the granting of graduate credit. Challenge examinations are not accepted for graduate credit by the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences. All graduate students are required to maintain good academic standing, which is defined as a quality point average of 3.0 or better.

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