Clinical & Translational Research

The design of the 36 credit hour academic program is composed of two primary components:

  • The core, 27 credit program designed to build researchers' necessary competencies in the field of translational research.
  • Elective courses (9 credit hours) drawn from the four domains of basic and biomedical sciences, clinical research and administration, community health research, and health services research and policy. Students will choose their courses in consultation with an academic advisor.

Clinical Research Courses (6 credit hours)

  • CRA 6201: Critical Analysis of Clinical Research
  • CRA 6205: Clinical Investigation

Graduate Research Courses (9 credit hours)

  • HSCI 6263: Biostatistics for Clinical & Translational Research
  • HSCI 6264: Epidemiology for Clinical & Translational Research
  • HSCI 6273: Bioinformatics for Genomics

Translational Research Courses (12 credit hours)

  • HSCI 6261: Foundations in Translational Research
  • HSCI 6265: Grantsmanship in Translational Research
  • HSCI 6275: Transdisciplinary Research Proposal
  • HSCI 6285: Collaboration and Team Science in Practice and Research

Electives (choose three; 9 credit hours)

  • Chosen with academic advisor

Transfer Credits

Up to six credit hours of previously earned graduate-level coursework may be accepted as transfer credit. Please contact the program office for the full policy and guidelines.

Official transfer credit evaluations are conducted only for admitted students.