8023 - Applied Clinical Research

General

Program Title
Applied Clinical Research
Degree Designation
MS
Program Level
Graduate
Instruction Mode
On Campus
Program Description
The Master of Science in Applied Clinical Research provides students with the necessary tools and competencies needed to design, conduct and evaluate human clinical trials for the medical device industry. Graduates will be able to translate complex technical clinical results to the general population and accelerate their advancement to a leadership position in a medical device company/consulting agency.
Department(s)
Applied Education in MedTech Industry
College/School
College of Science and Engineering
Status
Active

Requirements

Admissions Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree in science, engineering, math, statistics, nursing or other appropriate and relevant area is required.

  • For application, prospective students are required to submit resume and personal statement of interest.

  • The GRE is not required.

See department website www.msacr.com.

Learning Outcomes

Objective
Knowledge of scientific concepts relative to the design of medical device clinical trials
Objective
Synthesize and Apply Principles of Clinical Research Design and Conduct 
Objective
Critique and Describe History of Protections and Regulations
Objective
Knowledge of ethical considerations, and subject protection and safety aspects when conducting medical device clinical trials
Objective
Knowledge of how medical devices are developed and regulated
Objective
Manage Logistics and Scientific Requirements of Clinical Trials 
Objective
Knowledge of clinical research operations, including study management, GCP compliance, safety management and investigational product handling
Objective
Synthesize and Apply Ethical Practices in Clinical Research
Objective
Appraise the Stakeholders of Clinical Research
Objective
Knowledge of clinical study site management
Objective
Demonstrate Effective Professional Communication and Problem Solving Skills
Objective
Knowledge of clinical research leadership and professionalism
Objective
Knowledge of data management, including acquisition, source verification, quality control, database management and data analysis
Objective
Knowledge of elements encompassing verbal and written communication skills, and the fundamentals of teamwork.

Degree Maps