Clinical Research (MS)

Program Description

The Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion at the NYU College of Dentistry offers a one-year, 30-credit MS degree in Clinical Research. The program can be taken part-time over a two-year period. Applicants must possess a minimum of a BA or BS degree, or equivalent. The MS degree combines a unique classroom experience in learning the fundamentals of the design and conduct of clinical research with practical, hands-on research experiences guided by faculty mentors. 

The MS program in Clinical Research is designed to produce competent clinical researchers through a unique educational experience consisting of clinical research methodology, epidemiology and biostatistics, ethical and regulatory principles, and evidence-based healthcare. Students enrolled in the MS program come from varied professional backgrounds from across the world, including foreign and US trained dentists and physicians, pharmaceutical industry employees, academics, and students enrolled in PhD programs such as Basic Science. Graduates of the MS program in Clinical Research have obtained positions in academia, industry, and government institutions or have pursued professional degrees in medicine, dentistry, and public health. Since inception, the MS program has graduated over 150 students.


See Master's Degree Programs for admission requirements and instructions specific to this program.