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1818 USD/credit 56358 USD/year
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About

Established in 2007 as part of a NIH Clinical & Translational Sciences Award, the Clinical Investigation program of University of Rochester is a 31-credit course of study is designed to provide students with the skills and methodologies needed to 1) conduct rigorous clinical studies; 2) improve evidence-based clinical decision-making; and 3) evaluate health care services.

Overview

Key facts

The Clinical Investigation program of University of Rochester sits within a large urban medical center and all its clinical research resources and collaborative faculty at the University of Rochester. The University is home to numerous health sciences graduate programs and a large diverse student body. 

Coursework is completed in one year of full-time study with a mentored research project that, in most cases, will extend beyond the completion of courses. Our program prepares clinician-scientists to carry out patient-based research in the development of interventions and technologies to ensure the highest levels of patient safety and quality of care.

Program Highlights

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  • Describe and apply the research methodologies and study designs used to conduct and evaluate patient-oriented clinical research studies.
  • Apply the statistical tools necessary for analysis of clinical research data.
  • Carry out patient-based research in the development of interventions and technologies to ensure the highest levels of patient safety and quality of care.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Methods
  • Date Management & Analysis
  • Epidemiology
  • Ethics in Professional Integrity-Clinical
  • Design of Clinical Trials
  • Field Epidemiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

31 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application to the Master in Science in Clinical Investigation Program is encouraged from persons with a special interest or experience in the health field, from those in health-related professions, and from persons with professional degrees in medicine and other fields related to health care. Candidates for admission to the program must have earned a baccalaureate degree, or its equivalent.
  • Create a SOPHAS application
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Uploaded copy of transcript(s) to online application
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • Official GRE Scores 
  • Official TOEFL or IELTS scores

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    56358 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1818 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    56358 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1818 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Rochester

925 - 1350 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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