24 months
12694 USD/year
12694 USD/year
3606 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The MS in Clinical Investigation degree program at the University of Utah provides classroom and mentored experience in clinical research and innovation, preparing its trainees for careers in academic medicine, the allied health sciences, and global health related fields.  


Clinical Investigation degree program at the University of Utah curriculum of the MSCI focuses on the theories, models, competencies, methods, and tools used to conduct bench-to-bedside and bedside-to-community translational research.

Candidates for the MSCI degree will elect one of three tracks:

  • Track 1(Med into Grad) emphasizes the inherited basis of human disease, mechanism-oriented clinical research, and bench-to-bedside translational research.
  • Track 2 (Clinician Scientist) emphasizes epidemiology, health services research, and bedside-to-community translational research.
  • Track 3 (Global Health Innovation and Technology) emphasizes human-centered design, principles of innovation, and global translational research.

The MSCI program is also designed to support mentored research and innovation capstone experiences at campus sites at the University of Utah School of Medicine and its global collaborators.


The program prepares trainees to be competitive investigators and collaborators capable of gaining extramural funding for their projects. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Probability
  • Statistical Inference 
  • Categorical Data Analysis
  • Survival Analysis
  • Epidemiology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application to the University of Utah Graduate School
  • Transcripts
  • Statement of purpose
  • Mentor letter
  • Evidence of protected time
  • Curriculum vitae

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12694 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6347 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    12694 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6347 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    3606 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1803 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Salt Lake City

1000 - 1730 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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