MSCI-TS Marketable Skills
Careers and Marketable Skills
The goal of the Master of Science in Clinical Investigation and Translational Science program is to prepare investigators skilled in the conduct of outstanding clinical and translational research in culturally diverse settings.
The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences is proud to partner with the Texas Higher Education Board in helping students develop and build on skills employers value and seek out in job candidates.
Master of Science in Clinical Investigation & Translational Science Marketable Skills:
ETHICS/HUMAN SUBJECT TRAINING SKILLS
- Ability to apply principles and regulations of the DHHS Common Rule and other regulations protecting human subjects in research to on-going and planned research studies.
- Ability to develop appropriate recruitment strategies and methodological approaches for cross-sectional and longitudinal research studies.
- Ability to perform the appropriate statistical analyses for various surveys, case-control studies, and clinical trials.
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY SKILLS
- Ability to Identify the appropriate specimens, collection, and handling requirements for various molecular techniques.
DATA MANAGEMENT SKILLS
- Ability to design relational databases and associated data dictionaries and quality control procedures.
SCIENTIFIC COMMUNICATION SKILLS
- Ability to write clear and comprehensive abstracts for papers and grant proposals and to give oral presentations of scientific findings appropriate for lay audiences.
HEALTH SERVICES RESEARCH SKILLS
- Ability to critically analyze health services research publications.
RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT/IMPLEMENTATION SKILLS
- Ability to design and conduct clinical and translational research.
- Ability to disseminate clinical and translational research results and contribute to the scientific literature.
The Office of Career Development
UT Health San Antonio graduate students have access to the GSBS Office of Career Development (OCD). The OCD provides career and professional development training opportunities including individual meetings/career counseling, workshops & seminars. The OCD also works with the Graduate School’s Career Advisory Council and provides career exploration talks. The OCD provides graduate students a framework to discover next steps in their career along with resources to encourage and prepare graduate students for the future.