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How to Apply (Certificate in Clinical & Translational Research)


  • If applying for the Epidemiology MS or PhD Programs, view how to apply.
  • If applying for the MS in Clinical & Translational Research, view how to apply.
  • If applying for the Molecular Epidemiology in Children's Environmental Health Training Program (MECEH), view how to apply.

The Certificate in Clinical and Translational Research is designed to provide an introduction to clinical and translational research.  Interested candidates should possess a baccalaureate degree with a minimum 3.0 or equivalent GPA.

Applications can be submitted at any time throughout the year and, upon acceptance, students can begin the program in any term.

The deadlines are as follows

  • Fall Semester: August 1
  • Spring Semester: December 1
  • Summer Semester: June 1

Distance Learning
  • Fall Semester: Closed
  • Spring Semester: Closed
  • Summer Semester: June 1

*Note: Distance learning can only be completed in the Summer semester.*

The following materials are required from all applicants

  1. Graduate College Application
  2. Personal Reference: One reference is required.  You will be asked to enter information for your reference as part of the Graduate College application (item 1). Your reference will then receive an email with their login information and a link where they can upload a letter of recommendation/respond to a series of questions about you.  Your reference should contact the DEPHS Graduate Studies Office at if they have questions.
  3. Current CV or resume.
  4. Career Goals and Personal Summary
  5. English Proficiency Requirements
  6. Unofficial transcript(s) from all colleges/universities where you received a degree. These will be uploaded into the application system.
  7. Official transcripts from all colleges/universities where you received a degree are required if you are offered admission to the University.  Please review the policy on Transcript Submission.
  8. Beginning in Fall 2024, all international applicants are required to submit a transcript evaluation from a NACES member organization with their application to be considered for admission.  Until then, transcript evaluations are STRONGLY recommended. 
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Department of Environmental & Public Health Sciences
Division of Epidemiology
Kettering Lab Building
Room 133
160 Panzeca Way
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0056
Mail Location: 0056

Phone: 513-558-5704