Candidates must complete the following courses:
Statistics and Research Methods (14 credits)
BIOS 605 Biometry 4 cr Multivariate Analysis 4 cr PADM 605 Research Methods 3 cr One additional methods course (e.g.3 cr MBA 630, SOC 508, PSYC 632) 3 crPharmacy Administration Major Courses (28 credits)
PADM 601 Graduate Seminar in Pharmacy Administration 4 cr PADM 610 Social and Behavior Aspects of Pharmacy Practice 3 cr PADM 632 Medical Economics 3 cr PADM 634 Advanced Pharmacy Administration I 3 cr PADM 635 Advanced Pharmacy Administration II 3 cr Major area elective courses 12 crMinor Area Courses (12 credits)*
Minor area elective courses 12 crResearch Activities (19 credits minimum)**
PADM 650 Thesis Research** 3 cr PSCI 698 Dissertation Research 18 cr PSCI 699 Dissertation Preparation 1 cr Total 73-76 cr *A student entering the Ph.D. program with a M.S. degree in a related area may petition the Advisory Committee to waive the elective 12 credits required in a minor area of study.
**All students must have research experience prior to beginning the dissertation. If a student has not completed a M.S. thesis, then s/he must complete a minimum of 3 credits of graduate research (PADM 650) and complete a research project resulting in a paper of publishable quality. If a student has completed a M.S. thesis, s/he may petition the Advisory Committee to accept it as fulfillment of this requirement.