Curriculum

Students can complete the program in two years on a part-time basis, beginning each fall. Individuals admitted to this program complete a 38-academic credit hour master's program composed of classroom lectures and seminars.

Part-Time Curriculum

Fall Semester

MCR 700-01 Clinical Biostatistics: 3 semester hour

MCR 736-01 Clinical Epidemiology: 3 semester hours

MCR 750-01 Ethical Issues in Clinical Research: 1 semester hour

MCR 789-13 Contemporary Topic Seminar: 1 semester hour

Spring Semester

MCR 724-01 Introduction to Clinical Trials: 3 semester hours

MCR 746-01 Informatics and Data Management: 2 semester hours

MCR 752-01 Team Science in Clinical Research: 1 semester hour

MCR 789-03 Regression Analysis for Clinical Research: 2 semester hours

Summer Semester

MCR 731-01 Critical Review: 2 semester hours

MCR 789-04 Community Engagement Research: 1 semester hour

MCR 789-07 Industry/Regulatory: 2 semester hours

MCR 789-32 Leadership: 2 semester hour

MCR 970- Mentored Research: 1 semester hour

Fall Semester

MCR 725-01 Grants Development for Clinical Research: 2 semester hours

MCR 732-01 Comparative Effectiveness Research: 3 semester hours

MCR 789-08 Core Clinical Research Training: 1 semester hour

MCR 970- Mentored Research: 2 semester hours

Spring Semester

MCR 970  Mentored Research: 5 semester hours

MCR 789-02 Innovation in Clinical Researcher Placement 1 semester hour

Full-Time Curriculum

The program is designed for students who are currently pursuing doctoral degrees in the six colleges (Medicine, Dental Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Graduate Studies, and Health Professions) as well as international applicants. Students complete the program in one year on a full-time basis.

Fall Semester

MCR 738-01 Clinical Research Introductions: 1 semester hour

MCR 700-01 Clinical Biostatistics: 3 semester hours

MCR 731-01 Critical Review: 2 semester hours

MCR 736-01 Clinical Epidemiology: 3 semester hours

MCR 750-01 Ethical Issues in Clinical Research: 1semester hour

MCR 789-13 ST: Contemporary Topic Seminar: 1 semester hour

MCR 970- Mentored Research: 2 semester hours

Spring Semester

MCR 724-01 Introduction to Clinical Trials: 3 semester hours

MCR 732-01 Comparative Effectiveness Research: 3 semester hours

MCR 746-01 Informatics and Data Management for Clinical Research: 2 semester hours

MCR 752-01 Team Science in Clinical Research: 1 semester hour

MCR 789-03 ST: Regression Analysis for Clinical Research: 2 semester hours

MCR 789-20 ST: Introduction to Grant Writing for Clinical and Translational Research: 1 semester hour

MCR 970 Mentored Research: 3 semester hours

Summer Semester 

MCR 789-04 ST: Community Engagement Research: 1 semester hour

MCR 789-07 ST: Industry/Regulatory: 2 semester hours

MCR 789-08 ST: Core Clinical Research Training: 1 semester hour

MCR 789-32 ST: Leadership: 2 semester hours

MCR 970 Mentored Research: 4 semester hours

Certificate in Clinical Research (CCR) Part-Time (19 Hours)

The Certificate in Clinical Research Clinical is ideal for specialists, residents, and fellows who desire to accrue the core competencies to participate in clinical research without pursuing a graduate degree. Candidates are required to complete 19 credit hours for completion.

Fall Semester- (Courses are offered this semester and taken accordingly) 

MCR 700-01 Clinical Biostatistics: 3 semester hours

MCR 736-01 Clinical Epidemiology: 3 semester hours

MCR 750-01 Ethical Issues in Clinical Research: 1 semester hour

MCR 731-01 Critical Review: 2 semester hours

MCR 732-01 Comparative Effectiveness Research: 3 semester hours

Spring Semester- (These courses are offered this semester and taken accordingly)

MCR 724-01 Introduction to Clinical Trials: 3 semester hours

MCR 752-01 Team Science in Clinical Research: 1 semester hour

MCR 789-20 ST: Introduction to Grant Writing: 1 semester hour

MCR 732-01 Comparative Effectiveness Research: 3 semester hours

Summer Semester- (Part-time hours)

MCR 731-01 Critical Review: 2 semester hours

MCR 789-07 ST: Industry/Regulatory: 2 semester hours