Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health
Health Science Campus
2160 S. First Street
Maywood, IL 60153
Master of Science in Clinical Research Methods and Epidemiology
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:
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.
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999