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CLINICAL INVESTIGATION 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
Follow Graduate School policy
Overall GPA
Follow Graduate School policy
Other Grade Requirements
Follow Graduate School policy
Other Grade Requirements
Follow Graduate School policy
Probation Policy
Yes
A student with a GPA of less than 3.00 in anysemester will be placed on probation for one semester and will be reviewed by the Faculty Governance Committee following the probationary semester. Students may be dropped or allowed to continue by the committee based on review of progress during the probationary semester.
Probation Policy
Yes
A student with a GPA of less than 3.00 in anysemester will be placed on probation for one semester and will be reviewed by the Faculty Governance Committee following the probationary semester. Students may be dropped or allowed to continue by the committee based on review of progress during the probationary semester.
Specific Courses
Yes
Contact department for course information.
Specific Courses
Yes
Contact department for course information.
Specific Credits
Yes
Students must complete a minimum of 35 credits.
Specific Credits
Yes
Students must complete a minimum of 62 credits.
Examinations
No
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Preliminary examination: Students must complete a detailed written research proposal and make an oral presentation of the proposal as their preliminary examination for the doctoral degree. The research proposal may be presented in the form of a grant proposal, if the student is applying for funding. Students whose proposals have been approved by their graduate advising committee will be given dissertator status and expected to complete their dissertation and oral defense within five years.
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
A draft of a manuscript that is ready for or in submission to a peer-reviewed journal will serve as evidence of the student's ability to master the learning objectives for their graduate study. This manuscript must be reviewed by a three-member thesis committee that must agree that the manuscript is ready for submission before the student is awarded the degree. An oral defense s reuired for degree completion. This defense will be open to the public during the presentation and closed before the thesis committee begins its discussion of the candidate's work.
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Doctoral students have a maximum of five years from the date of passing the preliminary examination to complete their dissertation and oral defense.
Language Requirements
No
Language Requirements
No
Minor Requirements
Follow Graduate School policy
Advisor
Follow Graduate School policy
Advisor
Follow Graduate School policy
Review Policy
Yes
Minimum standard of one meeting with primary advisor each semester, more often during development of thesis, to be determined by advisor.
Review Policy
Yes
Minimum standard of one meeting with primary advisor each semester; more often during the development of the research proposal and dissertation; to be determined by the advisor.