The University of Kansas Master of Science in Clinical Research (MS-CR) degree is a 33-credit hour program. Students are required to complete eight core courses: epidemiology, biostatistics, statistical computing (or data management), advanced epidemiologic methods, grant writing and responsible conduct of research for a total of 22 credit hours of core courses; 8 additional credit hours consist of electives. The final three hours are devoted to the student's thesis.
Each candidate shall complete a minimum of 33 credit hours toward the degree. Credits shall be distributed according to the following:
Core courses (23 credit hours)
Electives (8 credit hours): Additional electives may be approved on a case-by-case basis
Capstone requirement (3 credit hours)
NOTE: The following abilities and expectations are required by all students pursuing the Master of Science in Clinical Research (MS-CR): Technical Standards and Requirements Form.
• For more details on the courses listed above, go to our academic catalog page.