- 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