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Clinical and Translational Research Graduate Certificate

Apply for Clinical and Translational Research Certificate Program at Clemson UnversityClemson University's Department of Public Health Sciences and Department of Mathematical Sciences, in collaboration with the Prisma-Health Upstate, is now offering a graduate-level certification in clinical and translational research. The goal of this program is to enhance clinical and translational research capabilities of clinicians, research support staff, and other health professionals. The program will be delivered via evening classes at the University Center Greenville in Greenville, South Carolina. Read the program brochure.

What are the benefits of this certificate program?

  • Improve readiness to launch clinical and translational research studies
  • Improve grantsmanship necessary to attract research funding
  • Improve ability to analyze research data
  • Improve formal presentation and publication success rate
  • Improve patient care and health outcomes

What are the Requirements?

To earn this graduate certificate, students must complete eight required credit hours and an additional four credit hours of graduate-level elective courses.

Required Courses:

  • HLTH 8120 - Clinical and Translational Science (2)
  • HLTH 8210 - Health Research I:  Design and Measurement (3)
  • HLTH 8090 - Epidemiological Research (3)

Elective Courses:

  • HLTH 8140 - Health System Quality Improvement (2)
  • HLTH 8130 - Population Health & Research (2)
  • *MTHSC 8050 - Data Analysis (3)
  • *MTHSC 8070 - Applied Multivariate Analysis (3)

*MTHSC courses are offered on Clemson's main campus.

Certificate Completion Options:

12-month plan:

Fall: HLTH 8120 & HLTH 8140
Spring: HLTH 8210 & HLTH 8130
Summer: HLTH 8090

21-month plan:

Year 1: Fall: HLTH 8120
Spring: HLTH 8210
Summer: HLTH 8090
Year 2: Fall: HLTH 8140
Spring: HLTH 8130

Note: GHS employees: This certificate has been approved for tuition reimbursement. For consideration apply via the GHS Health Sciences Center Research Division.

Apply for Clinical and Translational Research Certificate Program at Clemson Unversity

For More Information

Ronald Gimbel, Chair and Associate Professor
Department of Public Health Sciences
501 Edwards Hall
(864) 656-1969

David L. Cull, M.D.
Physician Champion
Greenville Health System
(864) 455-6363

Tanya Staton
Department of Public Health Sciences
420 Edwards Hall
(864) 245-1578

Program Brochure

Program Brochure
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