Master of Science in Clinical & Translational Research
Principal Investigator (PI) Track
The Master of Science degree program in Clinical & Translational Research - Principal Investigator track is designed to provide clinical professionals (physicians, nurses and other terminal degree clinical professionals) with the necessary preparation for successful career development and independent investigator awards. The program emphasizes specific training in clinical epidemiology/clinical effectiveness, molecular epidemiology, clinical trials, and translational research that will enable clinicians to translate scientific advances into applications for improved clinical practice and human health. The disciplinary purpose and ultimate goal of the program is to move practitioners from the realm of personal clinical experience to objective evidence.
Clinical Research Professionals (CRP) Track
The Master of Science in Clinical & Translational Research - Clinical Research Professionals track is designed specifically for clinical research professionals who coordinate, manage, and lead collaborative research projects and clinical trials.
The program provides a strong foundation in research methodology and program/project management, including training in research ethics and the Institutional Review Board (IRB) process. The disciplinary purpose and ultimate goal of the program is to provide clinical professionals with the necessary preparation for successful careers in clinical research.