The Master of Science in Clinical Investigation prepares students for advanced research careers solving patient-centered health concerns. During the course of studies in this program, students become grounded in biostatistical and epidemiological methods to be successfully able to work with medical researchers and practitioners to address contemporary health problems. The program emphasizes the understanding of clinical issues and prepares student to apply epidemiological methods in clinical and translational research settings. All students complete a research internship as well as a thesis, both of which will help them to employ skills learned in academic settings.
Applicants must meet the school's admission requirements for entrance into master's programs at SPHTM.
The MS in Clinical Investigation requires 42 credits. The program is grounded in epidemiology, the basic science of public health with the following requirements:
Epidemiology Required Courses (27 credits)
Biostatistics Required Courses (12 credits)
Elective courses (3 credits)
Selected from courses offered within the department, school, or university in consultation with an academic advisor.
Grounding in Public Health
EPID 9910 Master of Science Research Experience (0)
MS students must successfully complete a research thesis that demonstrates an ability to interpret current literature and conduct epidemiologic research and analysis.
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