The Clinical Research Training Center offers graduate-level certificates and master’s degrees in clinical investigation and health behavior research and evaluation.

The Clinical Research Training Center provides didactic curriculum and mentored training in clinical and translational research for students, house-staff, postdoctoral students, fellows and junior faculty. We also offer degrees and certificates which can be completed independently or as part of a training program.

Master of Science degrees

Clinical Investigation

33 credits

A one- to five-year, full- or part-time degree program for early-stage investigators committed to pursuing academic careers in clinical research. 

Health Behavior Research

33 credits

A part-time or one-year intensive that focuses on the applied skills required for development, management and evaluation of health behavior programs and research studies.

Graduate certificates

Graduate certificates can be completed independently, or as part of the master’s degree options listed above.

Clinical Investigation

A 16-credit certificate program for early-stage investigators committed to pursuing academic careers in clinical research.

Health Behavior & Evaluation

A 15-credit program featuring a curriculum focused on key applied and theoretical concepts in health behavior.

Dissemination & Implementation

A 16-credit certificate program for early-stage investigators committed to pursuing academic careers in D&I research.

Other degree programs:

In addition to the degrees offered through the CRTC, Washington University in St. Louis also offers the following research or health-related masters and certificate programs.