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Clinical and Translational Science Center

Clinical and Translational Science Center

Clinical Research Graduate Group

Master of Advanced Study in Clinical Research

Degree Requirements:

  • The Clinical Research degree program follows M.A.S. Plan II. The program requires 40 units of graduate level courses (see Curriculum Table).  In addition, each candidate must complete a final capstone requirement consisting of both a written and oral presentation of the student’s mentored research project (see CRGG Degree Requirements document for details).  No thesis is required.

Curriculum:

See Course Descriptions for more information

Course Requirements Quarters Units
Summer Quarter 9
  • Clinical Epidemiology and Study Design (CLH 202)
Summer 3
  • Introduction to Clinical Research (CLH 200)
Summer 3
  • Methods in Clinical Research (CLH 203)
Summer 3
Academic Year 22
  • Critical Assessment of the Biomedical Literature (IMD 290C) 
F/W/Sp 2
  • Responsible Conduct of Research (CLH 204)
F/W/Sp 3
  • Introduction to Grant Writing  I (CLH 201)
Fall 2
  • Introduction to Medical Statistics (CLH 205 / SPH 244)
Fall 4
  • Introduction to Grant Writing II (CLH 298)
Winter 2
  • Biostatistics for Biomedical Science (SPH 245)
Winter 4
  • Biostatistics for Clinical Research (SPH 246) OR Statistical Analysis of Laboratory Data (SPH 247)
Alt. Sp 4
  • Team Science (CLH 298)
Spring 1
Other Courses  9
  • Elective Courses (2-3 graduate level courses totaling 6 units)
F/W/Sp 6
  • Mentored Research (CLH 299)
F/W/Sp 3-1/qtr
Total Unit Requirements  40