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Advanced Certificate in Clinical Research Methods (Online)

The advanced certificate in clinical research methods (online only is designed to give individuals the knowledge and tools needed to conduct clinical research.

Program Objective

To provide researchers and other interested individuals with a practical understanding of quantitative research methods including survey  development, case control studies, cohort studies, randomized controlled trials, pragmatic trials, and quasi experimental methods, as well as qualitative research methods including ethnographic interviewing, participant observation, focus groups, and community-based participatory research.

Required Courses Course Name When Offered
PM 415 Principles of Epidemiology Fall
PM 458 Qualitative Health Care Research Spring

Two of the following:

Course ID Course Name When Offered
PM 413 Field Methods in Epidemiology  
PM 418 Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology & Prevention  
PM 419 Recruitment and Retention of Human Subjects in Clinical Research  
PM 445 Introduction to Health Services Research & Policy  
  Or course with permission of program director  

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