UCSD Master's Degree in Clinical Research
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WINTER QTR (Jan '15)
   October 1, 2014

SUMMER QTR (June '15)
   April 2, 2015

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Clinical Research

The Master's Degree in Clinical Research is a part-time program of study that provides structured, graduate-level training in clinical research methods and protocol.

International Applicants:

1. F-1 student Visa not available
2. H Visa or J-2 Visa Apply through
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3. J-1 CORE
(Clinical Observership & Research Education Program)
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Contact info for CORE:
hsinternational@ucsd.edu or (858) 534-6204

U.S. Citizens or Residents: Application Info >>

Interested in taking individual classes only:
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Merit Based Scholarship Program Available for Applicants
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This unique, professional degree program features:

  • Comprehensive, broad-based curriculum in leading edge clinical research methodology
  • Integration of didactic information with current, practical training
  • Flexible, evening course schedule designed to meet the needs of working professionals and academics
  • Opportunity to interact closely with experienced investigators across diverse areas of expertise
  • Modular approach to instruction delivered by faculty from the renowned UCSD School of Medicine
  • Extensive, tailored career counseling services

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