Optional Masters Programs

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Masters in Clinical Research

Trainees committed to a career in clinical investigation are strongly encouraged to enroll in the Masters in Clinical Research program, which provides skills to conduct patient-oriented research. This is a 38-credit program including 25 credits in required courses, 3 elective credits, and 10 thesis credits. The thesis involves an active role in a clinical research project.

Required Course:

  • Fundamentals of Clinical Research (PUBH 6301)
  • Research Seminar (PUBH 6303)
  • Epidemiologic Methods I (PUBH 6341)
  • Epidemiologic Methods II (PUBH 6342)
  • Writing Research Grants (PUBH 6348)
  • Biostatistics I (PUBH 6450)
  • Biostatistics II (PUBH 6451)
  • Clinical Trials (PUBH 7420)
  • Ethics in Public Health: Research and Policy (PUBH 6742)

Masters in Public Health - Epidemiology

Post-doctoral fellows who plan to enter a career in public health or epidemiology are strongly encouraged to enroll in the Masters in Public Health – Epidemiology program. An accelerated program is available for individuals who already have an advanced degree and includes 34 credits of required coursework and 8 credits of electives.

Required Course:

  • Data Processing with PC-SAS (PUBH 6325)
  • Epidemiologic Methods I (PUBH 6341)
  • Epidemiologic Methods II (PUBH 6342)
  • Epidemiologic Methods III (PUBH 6343)
  • Epidemiologic Methods III Lab (PUBH 6390)
  • Biostatistics I (PUBH 6390)
  • Biostatistics II (PUBH 6451)
  • Fundamentals of Social and Behavioral Science (PUBH 6020)
  • Environmental Health (PUBH 6101)
  • Ethics in Public Health: Professional Practice and Policy (PUBH 6741)
  • Principles of Management in Health Services Organizations (PUBH 6751)