Clinical and Translational Medicine MS
Work to transform basic research into innovative advances in clinical care with a “bench-to-bedside” approach in the Clinical Research and Translational Medicine MS. Conduct clinical research in challenging environments. Explore ethical, regulatory and scientific issues surrounding healthcare and apply them to various industries. This program is offered in conjunction with the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple.
Steep yourself in the highly interdisciplinary field of translational medicine, focusing on the development of new diagnostic tools to help treat clinical disorders and improve patient outcomes. The curriculum is interdisciplinary: You’ll take classes from chronic disease and mental health epidemiology to public health data reporting, bioinformatics and clinical literature, and structural equation modeling.
Build a foundation of clinical and theoretical knowledge with core courses in epidemiology, biostatistics and research design. You’ll focus your studies through an independent research project, which can provide the groundwork for your final thesis. This culminating document will demonstrate a strong point of view and mastery of your area of interest with the guidance of faculty researchers. Choose a topic relevant to the current state of the field and to translational clinical research in particular.
Complete your coursework full time on Main Campus with some courses available at the Center City and Health Sciences campuses. Studying in person will allow you to make close ties with faculty mentors and collaborate with your fellow students.
What is Translational Medicine?
Translational medicine is an interdisciplinary branch of the biomedical field that seeks to enable the application of basic research in advanced clinical settings. Within a public health context, translational medicine focuses on implementing proven strategies for disease treatment and prevention within the community.