UCSF

Program Completion Requirements

These are the minimum requirements for completion of the PharmD to PhD career path:

  • Completion of all requirements for the PharmD program

  • Completion of all requirements for the Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics PhD program, including:

      • Completion of all required coursework for the Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics PhD program (Note: Student pharmacists will identify coursework that may be taken during the PharmD degree)
      • One quarter service as a teaching assistant
      • Rotations in at least three different laboratories
      • Pass a comprehensive oral examination at the end of all PhD coursework
      • Complete a written dissertation.