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Clinical and Translational Research Graduate Certificate

This Arizona Clinical & Translational Research graduate certificate prepares inter-professional scientists for the complexities of clinical and translational research through didactic instruction and mentored research experiences. Scholars receive the tools necessary to become independent clinical researchers who will contribute to the advancement of biomedical science and the improvement of healthcare. Course work is offered through the Main Campus in both in-person and online modalities.

Through their participation in the Arizona Clinical & Translational Research (ACTR) graduate certificate, scholars receive the tools necessary to become independent clinical researchers who will contribute to the advancement of biomedical science and the improvement of healthcare. During their time in the program, scholars attend an ethical research presentation.

The ACTR graduate certificate was developed to meet the needs of busy health professionals. Courses are offered through online and in-person classroom settings. In addition, the graduate certificate is tailored to meet the individual needs of the ACTR scholars, allowing the 13 required credits to be completed in one to two years.

Admissions Criteria

  • Advanced degree and the appropriate qualifications, experience and desire to pursue a career in clinical research
  • Official transcripts from undergraduate and graduate institutions (3.0 GPA required)
  • One letter of support from a supervisor or department head
  • Resume or CV
  • Personal statement of experiences and goals
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores for international scholars (University of Arizona employees may be eligible for a waiver of this requirement)

Application Deadlines

Fall start

  • Priority deadline: May 15
  • Secondary deadline: July 1

Spring start

  • Priority deadline: September 15
  • Secondary deadline: November

For more information about the application process, please follow the following link http://www.publichealth.arizona.edu/academics/certificates/actr/admissions.

The cost for this certificate includes tuition and fees for a total of 13 credit units. Graduate tuition rates are outlined by the UArizona Bursar's Office. University of Arizona employees may utilize the qualified tuition reduction (QTR) benefit, reducing the cost significantly.

AUDIENCE

Faculty, Staff, Students, Alumni, Community
University of Arizona Health Sciences

CONTACT

Michael Tearne
520-626-2112
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
Office of Student Services and Alumni Affairs