All CSTP students at the University of Pittsburgh complete core curriculum requirements. They may elect to take 5 extra credits to complete the Certificate Program in Clinical Research. In addition to the core coursework below, students must also produce one first-author manuscript submitted for peer-reviewed journals.
Core Curriculum in Clinical Research
|Course number||Course title||Required/Elective||Credits|
|CLRES 2005||Computer Methods in Clinical Research||Required||1|
|CLRES 2010||Clinical Research Methods||Required||3|
|CLRES 2020||Biostatistics: Statistical Approaches in Clinical Research||Required||4|
|CLRES 2040||Measurement in Clinical Research||Required||1|
|CLRES 2050||Ethics and Responsible Conduct of Research||Required||1|
Additionally, students participate in a longitudinal peer–support seminar focused on the responsible conduct of research.