Course Descriptions:

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 Classroom Locations| FY:2018 - 2019 Schedule| Course Sequences|   Quarter Specific
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  Gerry Boss, MD

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 the CREST Certificate: 20

 NEW SUMMER COURSE:  “Introduction to clinical research” Syllabus/Schedule 

Degree Electives: YEAR 1, 2 and final quarter

MAS Electives

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 Research Zia Agha, MD 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 ResearchRégent Laporte, D.V.M., M.Sc., Ph.D.CLRE-238 2XX

                   

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.