Jul 19, 2024  
Graduate Record 2020-2021 
Graduate Record 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

Clinical Research



The Master of Science in Clinical Research (M.S.) applicants must possess a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and must have taken the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), LSAT or Medical College Admission Test (MCAT). Students who hold an M.D., Ph.D., Pharm.D., J.D., or D.V.M. from an accredited American university are exempt from the GRE/MCAT/LSAT requirement. Applications must be submitted to the Central Graduate Admission Office  with supporting transcripts, Statement of Intent, and recommendations as described in the on-line application packet. Those whose first language is not English must pass the TOEFL with a score of at least 600 (paper-based test) or 250 (computer-based test).

Requirements M.S. in Clinical Research

The Master of Science in Clinical Research is a minimum 31-credit program designed to be completed in one year, although part-time options spanning two or more years are also available. The program includes a core curriculum, a set of core electives, and courses specific to various aspects of clinical research.

The M.S.-CR degree supports the development of clinical investigation and patient-oriented population health and health services  research. Students are encouraged to use the M.S. program to identify areas of clinical research and to utilize supervised research opportunities within the curriculum to develop research projects.