Advanced Certificate in Clinical Research Methods
University of Rochester

Program Details

If you are interested in clinical research, you have come to the right place with this Advanced Certificate in Clinical Research Methods.  An online public health degree, students enjoy a unique atmosphere and opportunities that can only be found in a program located within a leading School of Medicine.  

Gain the tools and knowledge needed to conduct clinical research through courses taught by a collaborative faculty who lead active research programs in a wide variety of public health related fields.  Focus is placed on epidemiology.  Courses provide a practical understanding of quantitative and qualitative research methods, including survey development, case control studies, pragmatic trials, quasi experimental methods, ethnographic interviewing, focus groups, and more.

In addition to two mandatory courses in epidemiology and qualitative health care research, you will choose two electives from such options as:

  • Field Methods in Epidemiology  
  • Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology & Prevention  
  • Recruitment and Retention of Human Subjects in Clinical Research  
  • Introduction to Health Services Research & Policy

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Rochester is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

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