The Clinical Research degree program follows M.A.S. Plan II. The degree program currently requires 36 units of graduate level courses. In addition, each candidate must complete a final capstone requirement consisting of both a written and oral presentation of the student’s mentored research project (see CRGG Degree Requirements document for details and Course Descriptions for more information). No thesis is required.

Course Requirements Course # Quarter Units

Core Courses - Summer Quarter

4

  • Intro to Clinical Research

CLH 202

Sep

3

  • Introduction to Translational Research

CLH 200

Summer

1

Core Courses – Academic Year 1

26

  • Clinical Epidemiology and Study Design for Health Prof.

SPH 205A

Fall

4

  • Introduction to Medical Statistics

CLH 244

Fall

4

  • The Ethics of Research

CLH 204

F/W/Sp

3 (1/ qtr)

  • Critical Assessment of the Biomedical Literature

CLH 211

F/W/Sp

3 (1/ qtr)

  • Methods in Clinical Research

CLH 203

Winter

3

  • Biostatistics for Biomedical Science

CLH 245

Winter

4

  • Biostatistics for Clinical Research

CLH 246

Spring

4

  • Team Science

CLH 207

Spring

1

Other Courses- Academic Year 2

 

 

6

  • Mentored Research

CLH 299

F/W/Sp

3 (1/ qtr)

  • Introduction to Grant Writing, I

(for preapproved students only; counts as ELECTIVE)

CLH 208

Fall

2

  • Introduction to Grant Writing, II

(for preapproved students only; counts as ELECTIVE)

CLH 209

Winter

1

  • Other Elective Course

 

Student choice

Student choice

Extra (Not Required)

Total Unit Requirements

 

 

36