Curriculum

MS in Clinical Research

Curriculum

Students are required to complete the following courses in addition to 3.5 credits hours of elective courses:

Courses

Credit Hours

CLNR 505 – Principles of Clinical Research

1.5

CLNR 515 – New Product Development 

1.5

CLNR 518 – Experimental Design & Biostatistics 

3

CLNR 519 – Physical & Clinical Assessment with Lab

2

CLNR 520 – Advanced Data Management

2

CLNR 525 – Medical Ethics   

3

CLNR 530 – Regulatory Affairs

3

CLNR 552 – Scientific Communication

2

CLNR 559 – Managing & Monitoring Clinical Trials 

3

CLNR 561 – Healthcare Economics 

2

CLNR 566 – Advanced Study Design & Analysis 

3

CLNR 568 – Project Management        

2

CLNR 606 – Clinical Research Seminar

2

CLNR 690/690L – Research Project I 

2.5/1

CLNR 695/695L – Research Project II

2.5/1

Electives  

Courses

Credit Hours

CLNR 474 – Biopharmaceutics

3

CLNR 504 – Special Research Clinical Research

0.5-2

CLNR 510 – Pharmacokinetics

2

CLNR 528 – Pharmacogenetics  

2

CLNR 529 – Epidemiology 

2

CLNR 539 – Medical Genomics     

2

CLNR 541 – Behavioral Medicine

2

CLNR 550 – Introduction to Public Health   

2

CLNR 555 – Special Populations in Clinical Research

2

CLNR 560 – Pharmacoeconomics

3

CLNR 562 – Preclinical Drug Development   

2

CLNR 573 – Evidence-Based Medicine  

2

CLNR 574 – Integrated Drug Safety

3

CLNR 581 – Pharmaceutical Compliance & QA    

2

CLNR 593 – Leadership Development 

2

CLNR 595 – Bioterrorism & Mass Public Health Threats

2

With approval from the course instructor and associate dean of academic affairs, PHAR courses may serve as electives. Federally supported financial aid requires a minimum of half-time enrollment (3 credit hours).