Master of Science in Clinical Research

Now accepting Clinical Research applications for Fall 2019
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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.

The Master of Science in Clinical Research program is lead by John Somberg, MD, professor and program director. 

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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