Postdoctoral Master's Degree Program

Three graduates of the CCaTS Postdoctoral Master's Degree Program at their graduation reception

For Mayo Clinic physicians, scientists and other staff who have already earned doctoral degrees, the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCaTS) and Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences collaborate to offer a master's degree in clinical and translational science.

The Postdoctoral Master's Degree Program is designed to be completed in about two years. The program includes coursework and a mentored research experience and culminates in a published thesis.

Upon graduation from the program, scholars will be prepared to:

  • Lead their own research teams.
  • Form hypotheses.
  • Design studies.
  • Analyze and interpret data.
  • Conduct a clinical research protocol.
  • Communicate research findings.

Read more about the Postdoctoral Master's Degree Program's eligibility requirements, application process and curriculum.


The CCaTS Education Contacts page contains a listing of team members who can assist you with questions.