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The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Graduate College Bulletin

5.5 - Clinical and Translational Science

Graduate College

Clinical and Translational Science

1105 North Stonewall, Ste. 258

Oklahoma City, OK 73117

(405) 271-2085

MS in CTS web site 

H. Anne Pereira, PhD, Program Director/Dean of Graduate College

Julie A. Stoner, PhD, Graduate College Liaison

FACULTY ROSTER

For a complete listing of the departmental graduate faculty, visit this website

http://graduate.ouhsc.edu/GraduatePrograms/MSPrograms/ClinicalandTranslationalScience/CTS.aspx

DEGREES OFFERED

Master of Science

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

Clinical and Translational Sciences

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

The goal of the MS in CTS program is to prepare health professionals to become competent in the methodological foundations and conduct of clinical and translational research.

Participants will develop competencies related to principles of qualitative research methods, quantitative research methods, clinical and translational research process and design, informatics, effective oral and written communication, human research ethics and responsible conduct of research, cultural competency, research management, and professionalism and career development.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Individuals applying for acceptance may come from a wide variety of educational and work-related backgrounds, but must possess a professional doctoral degree.  Applicants who do not possess a professional doctoral degree may apply only after receiving written permission from Julie Stoner, PhD, Graduate College Liaison for the MS in CTS Degree Program.

Application for the MS in CTS program is available on the Graduate College web site.

Applicants must submit:

  1. official transcripts from all universities attended
  2. current curriculum vitae or resume
  3. three letters of reference
  4. personal statement
  5. summary of a proposed thesis research project
  6. identification of an OUHSC faculty mentor
  7. proposed mentor's 5-page NIH biosketch

30.8 MASTER OF SCIENCE DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

This degree program requires total of 33 credit hours consisting of didactic study and experiential practicum, and a mentored research project including a thesis.   Students are required to take 7 core courses (18 credit hours), 2 elective courses (6 credit hours), and research hours (9 credit hours).

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