Requirements to Graduate

All students will need to meet the following degree requirements in order to successfully earn the PhD degree:

  • Complete a minimum of 72 credits, with an average grade of B or better in all required core courses (i.e., Biostatistics and Core) and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

  • Complete at least 14 letter-graded credits of coursework

  • Submit and successfully defend a Thesis Proposal

  • Write an original dissertation that is accepted by the student’s Thesis Committee and is defended orally in front of a panel of experts.

  • Deposit Thesis on Proquest

  • Submit all required forms including student checkout form

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