Hands-On Preparation for a Rewarding Career

This program is designed to equip well-qualified professionals able to perform patient-based research in academia, industry, research institutes, and health and regulatory agencies.

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Class Schedules to Fit into Your Busy, Demanding Lifestyle

Each class meets one day a week in the late afternoon or evening and is taught by renowned faculty from the UC San Diego School of Medicine.

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Scholarship and Financial Assistance Opportunities

Merit-based Scholarship Program available for qualified applicants in addition to government loans for students taking six or more units per quarter.

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Hands-On Preparation for a Rewarding Career

No GRE/GMAT Required to Apply

Two Start Dates Per Year: Summer or Winter Quarter

Our student population encompasses Clinical Research Associates working in private industry; Biomedical Scientists employed in biomedical firms, hospitals and pharmacies; Physicians; Pharmacists; Dentists; Nurses with advanced training, and Psychologists.


Tapping Into the Power of the Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute

This master's degree in Clinical Research evolved from the Clinical and Translational Research Certificate Training Program (CREST) offered to physicians/scientists who work at UC San Diego.  The Clinical and Translational Research Institute (ACTRI) coordinates all clinical research education efforts.

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Get In Touch With Us to Learn More About Our Program

Not ready to apply or want to sample some classes first? We have three classes open to the public through concurrent enrollment: CLRE-236 Translational Research Fundamentals; CLRE-237 Stem Cell Translation; and CLRE-238 Applied Drug Discovery & Development. If you take them, and then later apply to the program, they count towards meeting the elective requirements for the degree. Course information

We are available to assist you in learning more about our program and making the best educational decision for you.


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