Master of Science (MS)

Clinical Research

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

We are training the next generation of clinical and translational researchers.

This online clinical research program is a graduate degree as well as a career development path for physician-scientists, clinical scholars, and biomedical researchers.

The program trains you to conduct patient-oriented research, directly interacting with human subjects to better understand disease, the development of therapeutic interventions, and the conduct of clinical trials. You will learn how to conduct epidemiologic and behavioral studies and understand issues related to outcomes-based research, and also develop grant writing and data analytic skills.

Alumni Profile

Ina Park

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

More about Ina Park

Why Minnesota?

  • Location: The School of Public Health is situated within the Academic Health Center, offering interdisciplinary research opportunities and convenient access to hospital physicians.
  • Mentoring: Available mentors include physician-scientists and clinical researchers from the University of Minnesota Medical School as well as methodologists from the School of Public Health.
  • 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.
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