Clinical Scholars Curriculum

Individuals who complete the program will earn a Master of Clinical Science with Distinction degree.

Didactic Curriculum: 24 hours
Socratic Curriculum: Active participation and regular attendance at seminars, lectures, grand rounds, and visiting professorships
Research Practicum: 12 hours
Degree Plan: 36 credit hours (required)

Program Requirements: For Information Purposes Only

NOTE: Term is subject to change.
 
Course #Course NameHoursTerm

Core Courses (17 credit hours required)

DCS 5301 Clinical Research Design & Analysis

3

Fall
DCS 5302 Biostatistics for ClinicaI Sciences II

3

Spring
DCS 5307 Epidemiology for the Clinical Investigator

3

Spring
DCS 5208 Clinical Research Management & Leadership

2

Spring
DCS 5116 Clinical Research Protocol Development

1

Spring
DCS 5107 Responsible Conduct of Research

1

Summer
DCS 5103 Clinical Research Questions & Methods

1

Summer
DCS 5105 Ethics in Clinical Sciences

1

Ongoing
DCS 5106 Grant Writing and Funding Strategies

1

Summer
DCS 5309
DCS 5391
Conceptual Biostatisticss OR
Mathematical Biostatistics

3

Fall

Practicum Projects (12 credit hours required)

DCS 5311 Mentored Clinical  Research

3

Ongoing; ideally completed first
DCS 5308 Critical  Literature Review

3

Ongoing; ideally completed second
DCS 5310 Independent Research Project

3

Ongoing; ideally completed third
DCS 5312 Research Grant  Application

3

Ongoing; ideally completed fourth

Biostatatistics Elective Courses (4 credit hours required)

DCS 5309
DCS 5391
Conceptual Biostatisticss OR
Mathematical Biostatistics

3

Fall

Other Elective Courses (3 credit hours required)

DCS 5115 Clinical Research from Proposal  to Implementation

1

Fall
DCS 5201 Developing & Validating Measures

2

Fall
DCS 5207 Outcomes & Health  Services Research

2

Spring
DCS 5203 Clinical Pharmacology & Drug  Development

2

Spring
DCS 5113 Advanced Clinical Research Design &Analysis

1

Varies
DCS 5114 Preparing a Journal Report

1

Varies