Master’s Degrees

There are two graduate level degrees at Washington University relevant to staff wanting to work in the clinical research field. Details and links to more information are listed below.

Master of Science in Applied Health Behavior Research (AHBR)

Health Behavior Research is a multidisciplinary field that applies psychology, public health, behavioral medicine, communication science, and statistics to promote health and prevent disease.

The Master of Science (MS) in Applied Health Behavior Research (AHBR) focuses on the skills required for the design, management, and evaluation of health behavior programs and research studies involving human participants. Our students and graduates are engaged in research in academic, clinical, and community settings. The program provides a practical opportunity to cultivate new skills for career engagement and advancement. Students gain a wider perspective of how health behaviors impact medical care and clinical outcomes through coursework, exemplary instructors, and classmates with different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

The MS program can be completed at your own pace. AHBR offers a part-time option for working professionals who want to take their career to the next level.

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Master of Science in Clinical Research Management (CRM)

The Master of Science in Clinical Research Management is designed for experienced professionals working in academic research centers or private industry who seek greater depth and breadth of study in the science and business of clinical research.

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