Frequently Asked Questions –
Master of Science in Clinical Research

What is Clinical Research?

Clinical research is a branch of medical science that determines the safety and effectiveness of medications, devices, diagnostic products and treatment regimens intended for human use. These may be used for prevention, treatment, diagnosis or for relieving symptoms of a disease. Clinical Research is different than clinical practice. In clinical practice, one used established treatments while in clinical research evidence is collected to establish a treatment.

 

How long does the AUHS Master’s Program take to complete?

18 months: 12-months of skill-based curriculum/6-month internship

 

What are the Essential skills students should be equipped with before starting the program?

  • Medical background, work & education
  • BS or BA in life science degree or biomedical degree
  • Detail oriented/Organized/Excellent communication skill/Negotiation skills/work under pressure
  • Caring and passionate to improve people’s lives & medical industry

What are the admissions requirements and what documents are required?

  1. BS or BA
  2. 2.5 GPA
  3. Grade B on Anatomy/Physiology/Public speaking/medical terminology
  4. Score 150 on the New GRE. (AUHS code: 4262)
  5. Resume
  6. Recommendation(2)
  7. Official transcript
  8. Essay

Is GRE required?

Yes

 

Can MSCR grad pursue a PhD after the Program?No

 

What is the Career path for those who posses AUHS’ Master degree?

Clinical Research Coordinator, Clinical Research Associates, Clinical Research Manager and Higher.