Loyola University Chicago

Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health

Master of Science in Clinical Research Methods and Epidemiology

Address:

Health Science Campus

2160 S. First Street

Maywood, IL 60153

United States

Phone:

1-708-216-0990

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Clinical Research Methods and Epidemiology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Design and implement your own health care clinical studies to improve patient care.

The Loyola Master's of Science in Clinical Research Methods and Epidemiology (CRME) degree is a two-year program for clinicians and other health care professionals employed at Loyola. With the guidance of a research mentor, you will create your own research proposal and project. The flexible learning environment in this clinical research master's program combines classroom instruction with one-on-one mentoring to give you the skills to design and implement clinical studies and obtain independent funding. 

Graduates of Loyola's MS in Clinical Research Methods and Epidemiology will possess the following knowledge, skills, and professional values to reach their full potential as a clinical researcher:

Knowledge

  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics

Skills

  • Grant writing
  • Research proposals/projects
  • Obtain independent funding
  • Design and implement clinical research studies

Professional Values

  • Ethical research
  • Scientific integrity
  • Alleviating health disparities

Curriculum

A total of 24 credit hours are required to complete the degree. Students must complete six core courses (18 credit hours) and two elective courses (6 credits). All students also must complete a research project in addition to formal coursework.

Courses are offered both on campus and online.

Accreditation:

The Loyola Master of Science in Clinical Research Methods and Epidemiology program is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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