Graduate Certificate

10+ Months

Full-Time or Part-Time
16 Credits

Real-Time Instruction

Attend classes online with your professors and peers

What You’ll Learn

The Online Graduate Certificate in Clinical & Translational Research provides foundational training in biostatistics, experimental design and research ethics, followed by an individualized course of study focused on clinical and translational research. Students are prepared to use this increasingly central approach to understanding and addressing barriers in health care.

Our fully online program offers flexible class scheduling and evening courses, making it ideal for working professionals and for students who are also pursuing a master’s degree.

Career Advancement

Our students benefit from the services of the Biomedical Graduate Education career office, including one-on-one advising, skills workshops, leadership programs and more.

Master’s or Certificate?

Find the program that best fits your career goals and availability. In both programs, each course is offered in synchronous online format, one evening per week. Students in both programs participate during the synchronous course time to foster a robust and enriching discussion.

Master of ScienceGraduate Certificate
12+ months (33 credits)10+ months (16 credits)
Fall or Spring startFall start
Courses in Fall, Spring and SummerCourses in Fall and Spring
8 core courses4 core courses
Capstone project: Produce a research paper, present and defend your projectIndependent study project: Produce a research paper
Ideal for clinical faculty in academic medical centers, investigators, program managers, research coordinators, IRB members, and directors of accredited specialty/subspecialty training programsIdeal for IRB support administrators, regulatory coordinators, and professionals in medical device industries, clinical research organizations or federal agencies

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Program Plan

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