Clinical and Translational Research Concentration
UW Health Systems and Population Health Master of Science (M.S.) clinical and translational research concentration is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in clinical and translational research methods, as well as related competencies such as grant writing, ethical research conduct, and leadership.
Students who complete this concentration will have met core competencies established by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS). The clinical and translational research concentration is an excellent option for scholars involved in the NCATS Clinical Translational Sciences Awards (CTSA) Program. NCATS one of the institutes and centers at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Concentration Courses and Requirements
HSPop M.S. students who pursue the clinical and translational research concentration must complete the following courses, as well as the core course requirements for a general M.S. degree, including completing a thesis.
Required Concentration Courses
All the following courses are required for the CTR concentration.
NURS 587: Leadership Seminar Course (3 credits; year 1 all quarters)
Additional Courses – Chose One
CTR concentration students must select one of the following courses.
Additional Courses – Chose Two
CTR concentration students must select two of the following courses for a minimum of five total course credits.
HSERV 583: Economic Evaluation in Health and Medicine
HSERV 5XX: Advanced Qualitative Methods
Students in the concentration should complete three quarters of the HSERV 592 clinical fellow seminar, instead of the HSERV 592 MPH program seminar that is for general M.S. students.