Masters in Clinical Research Program

The Master of Science in Clinical Research is designed for physicians and other healthcare professionals. It provides rigorous training in the methodology and techniques utilized in patient-oriented research.  The curriculum provides didactic course work including the computational and statistical sciences, fundamental methods of clinical trials, biomedical ethics, principles of pharmacology and a mentored research thesis.  Trainees who successfully complete this program are awarded a Master of Science in Clinical Research degree.  

The program is designed to train graduates to:

  • Design and conduct clinical research (clinical trials and observational studies)

  • Successfully compete for funding (e.g., NIH K23 or R01's in clinical research)

  • Analyze data and interpret research results

  • Present research at scientific meetings and in the medical literature

  • Critique and interpret the research of others

For more information, visit the website of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute.