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Certificate in Clinical and Translational Science for Doctoral Students in the Health Sciences

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Academic Requirements

The curriculum includes structured didactic techniques that are complemented with hands-on experience in clinical research methodology and mentored research support. The set of required courses has been carefully designed to provide some level of reinforcement without redundancy.

Required Coursework:

Course number Course name Credits Term
CLRES 2005 Computer Methods in Clinical Research 1 Summer (July-Aug)
CLRES 2010 Clinical Research Methods 3 Summer (July-Aug)
CLRES 2020/Other graduate level statistics course* Biostatistics: Statistical Approaches in Clinical Research 4 Summer (July-Aug)
PHARM 3140 Introduction to Translational Research in Health Sciences 2 Spring
PHARM 3067** Clinical Pharmacy Environments 2 Spring
CLRES 2021 Regression and ANOVA 1 Fall
CLRES 2022 Logistic Regression 1 Fall

*Students can substitute CLRES 2020 with another 2-credit or more graduate level statistics course.

**This course is only required for graduate students in the school of pharmacy with no prior clinical experience.

Students are able to enroll in additional credits as electives.

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Requirement

Clinical Research Degree Program students are required to attend 8, 1-hour Responsible Conduct in Research workshops. These workshops are offering through the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI). More information and a schedule of these workshops can be found here. The ICRE will work with CTSI to track student attendance. At the time of graduation, students must have at least 8 hours of RCR training in order to be eligible to graduate.