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Admissions and Degree Programs

The Clinical Research Scholars Program provides scholars with the opportunity to select from three graduate level programs, offered through the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  Scholars typically pursue an MHS or PhD in Clinical Investigation (GTPCI), Clinical Epidemiology or Biostatistics (only if enrolled in one of the two doctoral programs).  All programs provide  basic and advanced curricula and instruction in aspects clinical research study design, protocol development, study implementation, measurement and data collection, data analysis and manuscript preparation.

- Degree programs require a separate application

MULTIDISCIPLINARY CLINICAL RESEARCH CAREER DEVELOPMENT TRAINING TRACKS

GTPCI

Clinical Epidemiology

Biostatistics

Masters

Masters

Masters

Doctorate

Doctorate

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SAMPLE COURSE WORK

Required Core Courses

Principles of Epidemiology

Epidemiologic Methods: Intermediate

Cohort Studies: Design, Analysis, and Applications

Statistical Methods I (or 650 advanced sequence*)

Statistical Methods II (or 650 advanced sequence*)

Statistical Methods III (or 650 advanced sequence*)

Statistical Methods IV (or 650 advanced sequence*)

NEW Clinical Research Methods Course

NEW Practical Skill in Planning, Organizating, and Conducting
Clinical Research Course

 

Required Track Courses

-Intro to Probability I

-Intro to Probability II

-Intro to Statistical 
 Theory I

-Intro to Statistical 
 Theory II

-Analysis I

-Advanced
 Generalized 
 Linear Models

-Advanced Statistical 
 Theory

-Advanced Probability

-Research Ethics and   Integrity

-Introduction to Clinical 
 Epidemiology

-Introduction to Clinical
 Epidemiology and  Prevention of Cancer

-Epidemiology and Preventive  Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease

-Epidemiology of Infectious
 Diseases

-Design and Conduct of 
 Clinical Trails

-Grant Writing

-Clinical Research Methods

-Principles of Drug  
 Development

-Ethics and Regulations

-Grant Writing

-Biomedical Writing

-Professional Goals and 
 
Objectives

-Public Health Perspectives in 
 Clinical Research

-Outcomes & Effectiveness
 
Research

-Meta-Analysis

-Planning and Funding
 Clinical Research

 

Elective Courses

Outcomes and Effectiveness, Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials; Principles of Clinical Epidemiology; Design and Analysis of Clinical Trials; Bioinformatics, Health Survey Research Methods; Fundamentals of Genetic Epidemiology, Inferential Problems in Epidemiologic Studies & Clinical Trials; Meta-analysis; Applied Multivariate Statistics; Survival Analysis; Longitudinal Data Analysis;  Statistics of Gene Expression, Protein Bioinformatics, Computing Bioinformatics

Please note that all tuition support provided by the KL2 award and the balance provided by the Bloomberg School of Public Health are considered taxable benefits.  Please consult the JHU Tax Office to discuss possible tax considerations (tax@jhu.edu / 443-997-8688).