Clinical and Translational Science Masters and Certificate Programs

The MS Clinical Research Management Clinical Research Track is intended for students with advanced science degrees, especially PhD, MD, PharmD, DO, DDS, DVM or other advanced degrees in health care related fields, is designed to train future team leaders in clinical and translational science research. The program consists of a combination of integrative didactic and hands-on educat ional experiences that provides students with a global, yet detailed, perspective on the complex continuum of translating hypothesis-driven basic research findings into clinically useful and commercially viable tests or treatments. Graduates of the program utilizes the knowledge obtained to design and oversee programs, facilitate and manage collaborations, and lead research teams in clinical and translational research.

Professional Science Master’s Certificate in Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering: Computational and Data-Enabled Science and Engineering (CDS&E) brings together core areas of science and engineering, computer science, and computational and applied mathematics in a concerted effort to use cyberinfrastructure (CI) for scientific discovery and engineering innovations.


Professional Science Master’s Certificate in Science and Technology Management

Professional Science Master’s Certificate in Science and Technology Management: This program prepares professionals to take on managerial and leadership roles in a company.

Professional Science Master’s Certificate in Pharmaceutical and Clinical Trials Management: The certificate reviews key aspects of Clinical Trials design and conduct and provides students with practical skills in communication and leadership skills to combine management skills with the drug development process. This certificate program is also available online.

The Master of Business & Science degree (MBS) brings together master’s level study in science or engineering with “plus” courses in business and policy. It’s a unique degree combining the science curriculum from a traditional science master’s degree with a specialized set of business + courses – including business, policy, and law. This combination prepares students with the necessary business acumen, entrepreneurial skills, and know how to translate scientific and technological ideas into profitable products and services.


Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM) residency training program

Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM) residency training program’s mission is to produce outstanding leaders who advance the recognition, management, and prevention of illness and injury caused or influenced by agents or conditions in the home, community, and workplace environment. The Program is housed in the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute (EOHSI). Trainees complete courses in the School of Public Health each semester that lead to the Master of Public Health (MPH) degree. Each trainee is required to perform a research project working with one of the Department’s faculty as a requisite for completion of the program.

The Biopharma Educational Initiative is a 100% online graduate program, designed to bring together biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries with the University in an academic partnership to develop career enhancing educational opportunities for existing or future biopharmaceutical employees. Bringing new drugs and devices to market has become a complex process requiring the skills of specialized and talented clinical research professionals. Through both post-baccalaureate certificates and a Master’s degree Program, the Biopharma Educational Initiative trains Clinical Research Professionals. Masters and Certificate tracks include: Clinical Trials Recruitment Sciences , Regulatory Affairs, Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance, and Medical Affairs.