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Educational program changes forthcoming

Look for expanded course offerings on the summer, fall and winter schedule.

Effective Jan. 1, 2013, postdoctoral program changes include offering required courses for the Certificate Program twice a year; new admission and registration timelines for Certificate and Master’s Degree; and an increase in CTSA program fees.

Expanded course offerings

CTSC 5300 Epidemiology II

  • Summer quarter online class: Aug. 13-Sept. 21 (In-person class on first day)
  • Fall quarter online class: Sept. 24-Nov. 2 (In-person class on first day)
  • Winter Quarter: Dates TBD

CTSC 5601 Utilizing Statistics in Clinical Research

  • Summer Quarter: Lectures/Labs July 16-Sept. 26
  • Summer/Fall Quarter: Accelerated Course: Lectures/Labs Sept. 9-Oct. 7
  • Winter Quarter: TBD

Postdoctoral Program Changes take effect Jan. 1, 2013.

Required courses for the Certificate Program will be offered twice a year effective Jan. 1, 2013

  • Enroll Jan.1 or July 1
  • Provides added flexibility for program completion
  • Provides learner-centric options for an individualized schedule
  • CTSC 5000 "Overview of Clinical & Translational Research" has changed from a required to an elective course

New admission and registration timelines for Certificate and Master’s Degree

  • March 1 admission deadline: Ensures registration in summer and fall required courses
  • Sept. 1 admission deadline: Ensures registration in winter and spring required courses
  • Priority for class registration will be given to students who have been accepted into the program
  • First-come, first-serve basis for students who have not been accepted into the program
  • Enrollment will be capped in required courses to ensure adequate support for each student

CTSA program fees increase

  • Upon admission to the Certificate and Master’s Degree programs a one-time, non-refundable program fee is charged
    • The program fee for the Certificate Program will increase from $3,500 to $5,000
    • The program fee for the Master’s Degree will increase from $7,000 to $10,000
  • The first program fee increase since the 2005 fee initiation
    • The program fee remains below the norm of competitive institutions
    • Provides support to enhance the educational experience for students
  • July 5, 2012
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