Master of Science in Clinical Research

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The Master of Science in Clinical Research is a two-year (five semesters) program that aims to provide the tools and guidance necessary to undertake clinical research. The student takes two semesters of class (Tuesday and Thursday 3:30 to 6 p.m.) followed by three semesters of mentored clinical research.

Clinical research courses include the following

  • Clinical Trials I & II
  • Biostatistics I & 2
  • Bioinformatics 1 & 2
  • Intro to Drug & Device Development: the U.S. Regulatory Process
  • Epidemiology
  • Tools for Research
  • Grantsmanship
  • Ethics and the IRB

Students who take the Master of Science in Clinical Research will complete a master’s thesis that can also be a publication and the basis of a National Institutes of Health career development award.

Clinical Research Program Quick Facts
Program Type:

Full-Time

Positions Available Each Year:

40

Students With MD Degrees:

90%

Class Days Per Week:

2

Enrolled Students Working Full Time:

75%

Students Completing the Program:

85%

Students with Rush Faculty Mentor:

100%


Tuition:

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