Master degree in clinical research

The Master of Science in Clinical Research is designed specifically to meet the needs of the students by providing a combination of technical & practical experiences needed for a successful career in clinical research industry. The curriculum provides students with a thorough understanding of clinical research methodology, biostatistics, and research ethics and will provide participants with the necessary skills to conduct independent clinical research, to teach, and to mentor others. Graduates will gain the ability to identify important research questions, develop research protocols, generate pilot data, conduct clinical investigations, analyze and write the results in a publishable form and develop and submit grant proposals. The program will prepare students to be competitive in seeking external support and be knowledgeable in the complex issues associated with conducting sound clinical research. The program is designed to fill a unique gap in the students & industry by introducing students to clinical research early in their professional careers.

The master’s degree program in clinical research is a two-year course (04 semesters). The Master of Science Program in Clinical Research is an interdisciplinary graduate degree designed to meet the changing needs of the current health care field, particularly the increasing need for trained professionals with well-developed quantitative and analytic skills.Students are encouraged to use the MS program to identify areas of clinical research and to utilize supervised research opportunities within the curriculum to develop research projects.

The Master of Science in Clinical Research program is a course to train participants on how to effectively conduct clinical research. The course focuses on the spectrum of clinical research and the research process by highlighting epidemiologic methods, study design, protocol preparation, patient monitoring, quality assurance, and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issues. Other areas covered include data management and ethical issues, including protection of human subjects, building a budget, plus many special topics.

This course will be of interest to physicians, basic scientists, medical students, nurses, and any other health professional seeking to enhance their knowledge in clinical research.