PhD Curriculum


  • The propositional/oral exam is taken within one year of completing the written qualifying exam. It is intended to be a discussion of the student's proposed thesis research.

  • Beginning in the year following the oral qualifying exam, each student meets with a Research Advisory Committee annually to review the student's progress towards completion of research and defense of his/her thesis.

  • Students completing the Program in Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology earn a joint PhD degree from Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Rutgers University.

Learning goals and Assessment Practices of the Graduate Program in Pharmacology


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