Curriculum

Curriculum

Students complete a minimum 31 credit curriculum including core courses, core electives, and specialized track-specific coursework. 

The MS-CR degree supports the development of clinical investigation and patient-oriented research in academic medicine.  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.

Fall Semester   16 credit hours

  • PHS 7170     SAS Biostatistics Lab (1)
  • PHS 7000     Introduction to Biostatistics (3)
  • PHS 7010     Fundamentals of Epidemiology (3)
  • PHS 5470     Quality Management in Health Care Organizations (3)
  • PHS 7100     Health Care Policy (3)
  • PHS 7450     Database Design & Implementation (3)


Spring Semester  15 credit hours

  • PHS 7001     Introduction to Biostatistics II (3)
  • PHS 7020     Applied Epidemiological Methods (3)
  • PHS 7120     Comparative Effectiveness & Outcomes (3)
  • PHS 7310     Clinical Trials Methodology (3)
  • PHS 8950      Supervised Clinical Research (3)
     


 

** Another graduate-level course may be substituted with Instructor permission & Program Director approval.