Course Descriptions:

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 CREST/MAS - COURSE OFFERING OVERVIEW
*Please note that "Required Courses" are offered twice a year but you only need to take them once!

Core Courses

Faculty

Course#

Unit

WI

SP

SU

FA

*Epidemiology I 

Happy Araneta, Ph.D.

CLRE-251

2

X

 

X

 

*Epidemiology II 

Happy Araneta, Ph.D.

CLRE-257

2

 

X

 

*Patient Oriented Res. I 

J. Allen McCutchan, MD

CLRE-250

2

X

 

X

*Patient Oriented Res. II 

J. Allen McCutchan, MD

CLRE-256

2

 

 X

 

 X

*Biostatistics I 

Florin Vaida, PhD

CLRE-253

2

X

 

X

 

*Biostatistics II  

Florin Vaida, PhD

CLRE-254

2

 

X

 

X

*Health Services Research

James D. Murphy, MD

CLRE-252

2

X

 

X

 

*Data Mgmt. & informatics 

Mike Hogarth, MD

CLRE-255

2

 

 X

 

X

*Scientific Communication Skills

Hemal H. Patel, PhD

CLRE-259

 2

 X

 

 X

 

Certificate Elective: One additional Semi. Series- below:

Personal Development Skills   

 Anne Liljenstrand, PhD.

CLRE-258

 2

 X

 

 

 

Project Management

 Andrew Sarkin, PhD.

CLRE-258

 2

 

 X

 

 

Group Coaching

 Anne Liljenstrand, PhD.

CLRE-258

2

 

 

 X

 

Research Budgeting, Fiscal Mgmt, and Billing

 Jennifer J. Ford, MBA

CLRE-258

 2

 
 
 

X

Total credit units required for CREST Certificate: 20.

SUMMER ONLY COURSE: “Introduction to clinical research” - No Credit

Degree Electives: YEAR 1, 2 and final quarter

Core Courses

Faculty

Course#

Unit

WI

SP

SU

FA

Independent Study Project (ISP)  Saima Aslam, MD

CLRE-295-A

2

 

 

 

X

Independent Study Project (ISP) Saima Aslam, MD

CLRE-295-B

2

X

 
  
Independent Study Project (ISP) Saima Aslam, MD

CLRE-298

2

 

X

  

Advanced Statistics Elective Courses (minimum of 4 units required)

Advanced Biostatistical Methods Using "R" Florin Vaida, PhD CLRE-267

2

X

   
Longitudinal Data Analysis Florin Vaida, PhD

CLRE-263

2

 

X

 
 
Advanced Regression Methods Florin Vaida, PhD

CLRE-265

2

  

X

 
Analyzing Medical Data Using R Florin Vaida, PhD

CLRE-262

2

   

X

Clinical Decision Analysis  James Murphy, MD 

CLRE-264

2

   

X

General Electives:

Behavioral Science Research Colin A. Depp, Ph.D. CLRE-268

2

 

 

X

 
Comparative Effectiveness ResearchSiddharth Singh, MD, MS
 CLRE-266
2
 

 X

  
Stem Cell Translation
Sheldon Morris, MD CLRE-237

 2

X

  

Translational Research  Fundamentals

Régent Laporte, D.V.M., M.Sc., Ph.D.

 CLRE-236

 2

X
 
X
 
Applied Translational Research Régent Laporte, D.V.M., M.Sc., Ph.D.CLRE-238 2
X
X

Total credit units required for MAS degree: 40

NOTES:

Professional Development Seminars: May be taken any year.

Students may participate in appropriate non-MAS courses related to Clinical Research as part of their directed study assignments, as agreed to and approved by their faculty mentor · Contact department prior to enrolling in any elective course. Independent Study Project (ISP): required ONLY for the degree! Prior approval to enroll for this course is required. Students are encouraged to being work on their project during their program. Students enroll/register for the ISP course in the quarter in which they plan to graduate. For details including ISP completion deadlines, refer to current ISP guidelines.