Master of Science in Clinical Research
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Program Details

Help the future of healthcare through the Master of Science in Clinical Research.  These online degrees in healthcare are training the next generation of clinical and translational researchers and principal investigators.  These professionals will improve our understanding of diseases and their outcomes and help develop new therapies for patients.  Learn to conduct patient-oriented research, directly interact with human subjects to better understand disease, develop therapeutic interventions, and conduct clinical trials.  Courses focus on:

  • Clinical trials
  • Fundamentals of clinical research
  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Ethics

In addition to these required courses, students have the opportunity to choose electives that meet their training needs and career goals.  

Benefit from mentors that include physician-scientists, clinical researchers, and methodologists along with personal attention from the Director of Graduate Studies.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

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

Additional Info

  • Must hold an advanced health professional degree (MD, DDS, DVM, DO, DNP, DC, PharmD, PhD, etc) or advanced nursing degree
  • Requires at least two years of relevant clinical or research experience