Overview of Programs


  1. Summer Clinical Research Workshop: a seven-week program consisting of four courses (Designing Clinical Research, Introduction to Statistical Computing, Database Management Systems for Clinical Research, and Opportunities and Challenges of Complex Biomedical Data: Introduction to the Science of "Big Data" ) that provides instruction in the development of clinical research proposals, collecting and managing data, and preparing for a career in clinical research.
    Applications due: July 17, 2020

  2. Advanced Training in Clinical Research (ATCR) Certificate Program: a four academic quarter (Summer, Fall, Winter, and Spring — ten calendar months) program consisting of fifteen required courses and a variety of electives that provide detailed instruction in the methods of clinical research and ongoing methodologic guidance as scholars begin to implement their research projects
    Applications due: May 11, 2020
    Beginning on January 1, completed applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and applicants will be notified of the admission decision typically within 4 to 6 weeks of our receipt of the completed application.

  3. Master's Degree Program in Clinical Research: a two-year program that through enhanced coursework and precepting provides trainees with mastery of clinical research methods and culminates in a number of required products including a comprehensive literature review, a presentation at a national or international scientific conference, and publication of a peer-reviewed clinical research scientific paper.
    Applications due: March 16, 2020
    Beginning on January 1, completed applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and applicants will be notified of the admission decision typically within 4 to 6 weeks of our receipt of the completed application.

In addition, many of the individual courses that are included in our educational programs are open, space permitting, to all other interested applicants.

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