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SOCIAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES IN PHARMACY 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 plicy
Overall GPA
Follow Graduate School policy
Other Grade Requirements
Yes
Candidates will be dropped from the program if they receive more than 7 credits of BC or lower. This applies to formal courses, seminars, and research credits. Contact the school for more information.
Other Grade Requirements
Yes
Candidates will be dropped from the program if they receive more than 7 credits of BC or lower. This applies to formal courses, seminars, and research credits. Contact the school for more information.
Probation Policy
Follow Graduate School policy
Probation Policy
Follow Graduate School policy
Specific Courses
Yes
Completion of a set of core courses is required. At least 8 credits in core courses, 9 credits in methods of research and analysis, and 12 credits in specialty/advanced courses. See SAS student handbook for specific information.
Specific Courses
Yes
Completion of a set of core courses is required. At least 16 credits in core courses, 15 credits in methods of research and analysis, and 19 credits in specialty/advanced courses. See SAS student handbook for specific information.
Specific Credits
Yes
A minimum of 32 graduate-level credits is required to earn the degree.
Specific Credits
Yes
A minimum of 56 credits is required to earn the degree (24 credits beyond M.S. requirements).
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
All students must pass an oral examination based primarily on the student's research project, as detailed in the thesis; the examination must be taken no later than the fifth semester of study.
Examinations / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Preliminary examinations occur after students complete their course work. A comprehensive written preliminary examination is evaluated on a pass/fail basis. An oral preliminary examination must be completed within six months after having passed the written preliminary examination.
Other Assessments / Time Constraints
Yes / Yes
Students must complete a master's thesis based on original research. See SAS student handbook for detailed information. The M.S. is designed to be completed in two years.
Other Assessments
Yes
A dissertation and final oral examination are required. See SAS student handbook for details.

Language Requirements
Yes
Candidates with an emphasis in history of pharmacy within the Social and Administrative Sciences Division are required to attain competence in one foreign language. Contact the school for more information.
Language Requirements
Yes
Candidates with an emphasis in history of pharmacy within the Social and Administrative Sciences Division are required to achieve competence in two foreign languages (one in addition to the language acquired for the master's degree). Contact the school for more information.
Minor Requirements
Follow Graduate School policy
Advisor
Follow Graduate School policy; see SAS student handbook.
Advisor
Follow Graduate School policy; see SAS student handbook.
Review Policy
Yes
Major professor and SAS graduate faculty comittee
Annually
Review Policy
Yes
Major professor and SAS graduate faculty committee
Annually