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All students admitted through the Pharmaceutical & Translational Sciences (PHTS) Program will take a set of foundation core courses in addition to courses specific to each track.
Each student must satisfactorily complete a thesis/dissertation, based on an original investigation, under the direct supervision of a faculty member.
Presentation and oral defense of an acceptable dissertation is required for Ph D candidates.
At least 24 units of formal course work are required at the 500 level or above (see Course Offerings below), exclusive of directed research. Students must complete the first year PHTS foundation curriculum as well as course requirements for their specific Ph. A minimum of 12 of the 24 units is to be taken in courses in the student’s chosen track.
No more than 8 units of 794 Doctoral Dissertation may be applied toward the Ph. Of the total 60 units, 36 units may be fulfilled with other courses, directed research and dissertation. student is given the opportunity to participate in the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) teaching program of the School of Pharmacy.
The student will meet with his/her advisor and IDP committee to systematically identify training needs and competencies, establish goals and take stock of year‐by‐year progress during the Ph D years; and to plan and prepare for their post‐Ph D future while they are in graduate school.
The IDP committee is comprised of the student’s primary advisor (or Program Chair if the student does not yet have an advisor at the end of the first year) along with two other members from the student’s qualifying or dissertation committee (see below), with the option of substituting one of the committee members with a professional from the student’s career of interest.
If a student fails, it is at the discretion of the committee to allow the student to repeat the examination within 60 days.
The program has the option to dismiss the student from the program with or without the option of a terminal masters degree after the first or second failure.