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.