MS in Clinical Investigation
The MS degree program in Clinical Investigation is a 2-year interdisciplinary effort to prepare post-doctoral fellows and junior faculty from the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy for careers in clinical research through the provision of a structured didactic curriculum in research methods and a mentored research experience.
Trainees eligible for the program include physicians (MD, DO, MBBS), dentists (DDS or DMD), and doctorally prepared pharmacists (PharmD or PhD), nurses (PhD), and psychologists (PhD).
|173:140||Epidemiology I: Principles||3 s.h.|
|173:150||Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology||2 s.h.|
|173:152||Clinical Research Career Development||1 s.h.|
|173:163||Seminar in Clinical & Translational Research||4 s.h.|
|173:160||Intro. to Epi Data Analysis Using Computers||2 s.h.|
|173:161||Patient-Oriented Research: Data Analysis||3 s.h.|
|171:161||Introduction to Biostatistics||3 s.h.|
|171:201||Biostatistical Methods I||4 s.h.|
|171:162||Desgin & Analysis of Biomedical Studies||3 s.h.|
|171:202||Biostatistical Methods II||4 s.h.|
|173:211||Grant-writing for Clinical Investigators||1 s.h.|
|171:241||Applied Categorical Data Analysis||3 s.h.|
|173:295||Clinical Research Ethics||2 s.h.|
|173:195||Preceptorship in Epidemiology||3 s.h|
|Approved Elective||3 s.h.|
|Total Semester Hours Required (minimum)||30|
Certificate in Clinical Investigation
The Certificate in Clinical Investigation is designed for clinicians who seek advanced training in clinical methodology and applied patient-oriented research skills. Certificate requirements include didactic course work, clinical research preceptorships, and clinical research seminar participation. Students in the certificate program must be practicing academic clinicians who have completed doctoral training. Successful completion of the program is noted on the student's transcript. See Carver College of Medicine and College of Public Health in the Catalog.