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Clinical and Translational Science, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #262 (QS) , NJ,
The Clinical and Translational Science program from Rutgers University is designed to train future team leaders in clinical and translational science research. 


The MS Clinical and Translational Science program from Rutgers University consists of a combination of integrative didactic and hands-on educational experiences that will provide students with a global, yet detailed, perspective on the complex continuum of translating hypothesis-driven basic research findings into clinically useful and commercially viable tests or treatments. Graduates of the program will utilize the knowledge obtained to design and oversee programs, facilitate and manage collaborations, and lead research teams in clinical and translational research. The Master of Science degree in Clinical & Translational Science will be awarded by Rutgers- Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. 


Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is dedicated to transforming health care for New Jersey and the nation through innovation and excellence in education, research, patient- and family-centered care and addressing the health of our diverse community.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Perspectives in Translational Pharmacology
  • Ethics and Regulations in Clinical Research
  • Clinical Biostatistcs
  • Principles and Methods of Epidemiology
  • Grant Writing for Clinical Research
  • Practical Aspects of Clinical Trial Design

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

  • Official transcripts from all prior colleges or universities.
  • Official General Graduate Record Examination (GRE) results.
  • Recommendation from two individuals, preferably academic instructors, mentors or industry peers, who have direct knowledge of the applicant’s abilities in science-related fields.
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) required for all foreign applicants.
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Tuition Fee

  • International

    1479 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1479 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    1155 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1155 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for New Brunswick

  • 1204 - 2970 USD/month
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