College of Pharmacy Student Handbook 2023-2024

Barry and Judy Silverman College of Pharmacy 2023–2024 127 M.S. in Pharmaceutical Affairs Program All of the policies and procedures described for the Doctor of Pharmacy program are applicable to the M.S. in Pharmaceutical Affairs program, with the following exceptions: • transfer credits (see narrative below) • remediation policies (see narrative below) • graduation requirements (see narrative below) • licensure (not applicable) • Introductory and Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (not applicable) • maximum number of credits: 15 per semester • peer mentor program (not applicable) Transfer Credits A maximum of 3 credits may be transferred from regionally accredited graduate institutions. All transfer credit requests for previously completed coursework must be received prior to matriculation into the program. Requests for transfer credit must be submitted in writing and include an official transcript containing the course(s) and, for each course, the final course grade, and a copy of the course syllabus. Transfer credit will only be considered for courses designated with a graduate level course number that are passed with a minimum grade of B. Credit will not be transferred if previous credit was used to earn a degree from the granting institution and must be approved by the associate dean. An official transcript from the institution attended must be provided before transfer credit will be formally awarded. Remediation Policy Remediation of failures is based on the guidelines set forth by the program in which the student is taking cross-listed courses offered through those programs. Courses cross-listed with the Pharm.D. curriculum follow the Pharm.D. policies; courses cross-listed with the graduate curriculum follow the graduate program policies. Graduation Requirements for the M.S. in Pharmaceutical Affairs Program To receive a M.S. degree, students must fulfill the following requirements: 1. Students must successfully complete the curricular requirements within two years with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. 2. Students must be of good moral character. 3. Students must meet all financial, library, and university obligations (to receive credentials). 4. Students must submit an application for degree/diploma to the registrar’s office by the posted deadline.