College of Pharmacy Student Handbook 2023-2024

128 Barry and Judy Silverman College of Pharmacy 2023–2024 Ph.D. and M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences Programs All of the policies and procedures previously described for the Doctor of Pharmacy program are applicable to the Ph.D. and M.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences programs, with the following exceptions: • transfer credits (see narrative that follows) • exam policies (see narrative that follows) • remediation policies (see narrative that follows) • graduation requirements (see narrative that follows) • maximum number of credits: 15 per semester • licensure (not applicable) • introductory and advanced pharmacy practice experiences (not applicable) • peer mentor program (not applicable) • iPad (not applicable) The associate dean for Graduate Programs oversees the administrative and educational components of the Ph.D. and M.S. programs. Transfer Credit A maximum of 6 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 M.S. or Ph.D. programs. Request for transfer credit must be submitted in writing and include an official transcript containing the course title, the final course grade, and a course syllabus. Transfer credit will only be considered for courses designated with a graduate-level course number that were 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 of the student’s program. All Ph.D. dissertation research must be completed at NSU under the supervision of a Silverman College of Pharmacy faculty member. Exam Policies Failure to follow exam behavior protocol may be considered as evidence of academic dishonesty. 1. Students must arrive promptly for the exam. No additional time will be given for students who arrive late. 2. Students may not enter the classroom after the first person has left the exam room. 3. A student may not leave the exam room unless accompanied by a faculty member or facilitator. 4. Talking or other disruptive behaviors are not allowed.