Master of Science in Comparative Effectiveness Research
University of Illinois at Chicago

Program Details

Enter an exciting new area of research with this online public health degree that is designed primarily for those already working in a pharmaceutical or medical product profession.  Since it is 100% online, students are able to earn their degrees without sacrificing their current careers.  

In Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER), research is conducted and synthesized to compare the benefits and harms of different interventions and strategies to prevent, diagnose, treat, and monitor health conditions in the real world.  Learn to make more informed decisions when selecting therapeutic options, hopefully resulting in better choices and improved health outcomes. 

Courses in this program are taught by internationally renowned faculty and likely include:

  • Ethics and Privacy Issues in Comparative Effectiveness Research
  • Comparative Effectiveness Research
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Clinical Research Methods

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Illinois at Chicago is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent