A Message from our Program Directors
Ravindra L. Mehta, MD, FACP Program Director, Associate Chair for Clinical Medicine, Department of Medicine, UC San Diego
J. Allen McCutchan, MD, MSc Associate Program Director, Director of Patient Oriented Research Courses, Professor of Medicine, Active Emeritus, Division of Infectious Diseases, UC San Diego
Dear Prospective Student,
As you explore our Clinical Research master’s degree program, you will see how this degree can help you advance your career in clinical research. Through our rigorous coursework, you can develop the in-depth knowledge and skills necessary to meet the increasing demand for well-qualified professionals who can perform valid, credible patient-based research in academia, industry, research institutes, and health and regulatory agencies. Our program stands out with our multidisciplinary faculty and diverse student body.
As directors and founders of this degree program, we are pleased to work with our team of world renowned UC San Diego Faculty who develop and lead our courses. We focus on the integration of practical learning as a core aspect of our curriculum. We continually evaluate the program objectives to ensure that the competencies gained are highly relevant across research industries. Since launching the program in 2003, we regularly gather feedback from our panel of expert academic and industry advisors to ensure that the program curriculum is one of the most rigorous and comprehensive among Clinical Research graduate programs around the world.
We offer multiple pace of study options to accommodate the needs of working professionals. Our team of administrative professionals offer guidance as you pursue your degree at our highly ranked UC San Diego School of Medicine and Health Sciences.
We encourage you to contact us to discuss how this program can help you advance your career.