Developing Knowledge for Health-Related Research
Penn State's Master of Science in Clinical Research is a 30-credit degree program that provides the knowledge and insight required for careers in health-related research.
The program includes graduate-level course work in biostatistics, epidemiology and health services research, and provides knowledge and insight required in health related research.
Students learn population-based methods for planning, executing, analyzing and disseminating research results, and methods for evaluating and improving health care practices.
About the Program
Students in the Master of Science in Clinical Research program complete a series of core courses and electives, as well as a thesis research project.
Curriculum topics include:
- Scientific Communication
- Health Services Research
- Health Economics
- Research Ethics
- Decision Analysis
- Clinical Trials
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- Cognitive Skills Program
- Disability Services
- Diverse student groups
- Harrell Health Sciences Library
- Office for Culturally Responsive Health Care Education
- Office for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
- Office for Professional Mental Health
- Office for a Respectful Learning Environment
- Simulation Center
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