Clinical Research MS
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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.
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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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