Master of Science (MS)

Clinical Research MS

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  • Epidemiology & Community Health Student Services
  • Director of Graduate Studies
    Dr. Kamakshi Lakshminarayan, MD, PhD

Join the next generation of clinical and translational researchers.

The Clinical Research MS program trains the next generation of researchers and serves as a career development path for physician-scientists, clinical scholars, and biomedical researchers. Students learn to conduct patient-oriented research and clinical trials, as well as develop therapeutic interventions. Our curriculum will deepen your expertise in epidemiologic and behavioral studies, outcomes-based research, grant writing, and data analytics.

Alumni Profile

Ina Park

Ina Park, MS '07 is the 2018 recipient of the Emerging Leader Award.

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Advantages of the Program

  • Career and impact focused. The MS program provides career development for physician-scientists, clinical scholars, and biomedical researchers. The certificate provides training for research coordinators and project managers.
  • Integrated health sciences. The U of M’s infrastructure of six health sciences schools, gives students the ability to learn from and work with a diverse array of health experts.
  • Personal attention: The Director of Graduate Studies is a practicing clinician as well as an NIH–AHRQ–funded researcher who has completed a career development award and is available to mentor and advise students on academic career development.
  • Flexible curriculum. Students tailor the program with courses that fit their training needs. All courses are offered online.
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