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PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY MEDICINE Criteria for Satisfactory Progress
To make progress toward a graduate degree, students must meet the Graduate School requirements in addition to the requirements of the department or program. See Graduate School degree requirements.
M.S. PH.D.
Overall GPA
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Overall GPA
3.00
Other Grade Requirements
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Other Grade Requirements
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Probation Policy
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Probation Policy
Follow Graduate School policy
Specific Courses
No
Specific Courses
Yes
Pathology 750, 803, 809, 900, 901; and at least one of Pathology 709, 751, 951
Specific Credits
No
Specific Credits
Yes
Contact department for more information.
Examinations
No
Other Assessments, Time Constraints
Yes, Yes
The written qualifying examination must be taken before the beginning of the third year of graduate study. Within six months after passing the qualifying examination, candidates must take the oral preliminary examination (present the dissertation proposal). A final defense of the dissertation is also required.
Other Assessments
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Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Participation in laboratory rotation is required during the first semester in the program.
Language Requirements
No
Language Requirements
No
Minor Requirements
Yes
A minimum of 12 graduate level credits toward a distributed minor. Acceptable courses for meeting this requirement are listed in the Pathology Graduate Student Handbook, available from the department.
Advisor
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Advisor
Yes
The student's advisory committee will advise Ph.D. candidates and monitor their progress toward completion of the required thesis.
Review Policy
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Review Policy
Yes
Advisory committee
Annually