MS-CITS Curriculum

Master's of Science Degree in Clinical Investigation-Translational Science (MS-CITS)
Timeline for Scope and Sequence of MSCI Course Work

 

Full-time Plan of Study

Year 1 – Fall Semester

TSCI 5070 (2 hours) – Responsible Conduct of Patient Oriented Clinical Research

TSCI 5071 (2 hours) – Patient Oriented Clinical Research Methods -1

TSCI 5072 (2 hours) – Patient Oriented Clinical Research Biostatistics -1

TSCI 6097 (3 hours) – Mentored Research in Clinical Investigation
 

Year 1 – Spring Semester

TSCI 5074 (2 hours) – Data Management, Quality Control, and Regulatory Issues

TSCI 6060 (2 hours) – Patient Oriented Clinical Research Methods -2

TSCI 6061 (2 hours) – Patient Oriented Clinical Research Biostatistics -2

TSCI 5073 (1 hour)   – Integrating Molecular Biology with Patient Oriented Clinical Research

TSCI 6097 (3 hours) – Mentored Research in Clinical Investigation
 

Year 2 – Fall Semester

TSCI 5080 (1 hour)   – Integrating Molecular Biology with Patient Oriented Clinical Research Practicum

TSCI 5075 (2 hours) – Scientific Communications

TSCI 6065 (2 hours) – Health Services Research

TSCI 6097 (3 hours) – Mentored Research in Clinical Investigation
 

Year 2 – Spring Semester* / graduation in May

TSCI 6097 (2 hours) – Mentored Research in Clinical Investigation

TSCI 6098 (1 hour)  – Thesis

*No formal classes should be required during this semester.  The research project should be completed and a manuscript prepared and submitted.

 

Thirty (30) credit hours are required to obtain the MS-CITS degree.  Enrollment in TSCI 6097 (Mentored Research in Clinical Investigation) may occur in any semester after the Supervising Professor (research mentor) and project have been approved by the MS-CITS COGS.  Students must complete TSCI 6098 (Thesis) to be eligible for graduation and must be enrolled in the Graduate School in the semester of their graduation.

 

MS-CITS Elective Courses (may be taken in any semester when offered)

TSCI 5050 (1 hour)  –  Introduction to Data Science

TSCI 5076 (1 hour)  –  Introduction to Informatics

TSCI 5077 (1 hour)  –  Practicum in Translational Science

TSCI 5078 (1 hour)  –  Introduction to Intellectual Property, Technology Transfer, & Commercialization

TSCI 5079 (1 hour)  –  Practicum in Intellectual Property, Technology Transfer, and Commercialization

TSCI 6001 (1 hour)  –  Introduction to Translational Science

TSCI 6064 (1 hour)  –  Grantsmanship and Peer Review

TSCI 6066 (1 hour)  –  Instrument Development and Validation

TSCI 6067 (1 hour)  –  Genetics and Genetic Epidemiology

TSCI 6068 (1 hour)  –  Cross Cultural Adaptation of Research Instruments

TSCI 6069 (2 hour)  –  Statistical Issues, Planning, and Analysis of Contemporary Clinical Trials

TSCI 6070 (3 hour)  –  Biostatistics Methods for Longitudinal Studies

TSCI 6100 (1 hour)  –  Practicum in IACUC Procedures

TSCI 6101 (1 hour)  –  Topics in Translational Science

TSCI 6102 (1 hour)  –  Practicum in IRB Procedures

TSCI 6103 (1 hour)  –  Selected Topics in Advanced Research Ethics

TSCI 6105 (1 hour)  –  Topics in Cancer Prevention

TSCI 6106 (1 hour)  –  Practicum in Cancer Prevention


Full-time enrollment is 8.0 semester credit hours (SCH)

Student must enroll for a minimum of 4.0 SCH per semester

***Offerings Subject to Change Without Notice***