Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to frequently asked questions about CCaTS' workforce development offerings.

Where can I learn more about CCaTS' online programs?

Visit the following websites to learn more about CCaTS' online workforce development programs:

I'm a student. Can I get the course fee waived for Essentials of Clinical and Translational Science (ECaTS)?

CCaTS asks that all participants pay for the ECaTS program. Often departmental leadership will cover some or all of the cost.

I am having trouble with a course in My Learning. How can I get help?

Email the contact identified for the course in My Learning. If the issue is not resolved, log in to the Mayo Clinic network and submit an IT Service Desk ticket.

Where can I get support for Brightspace?

Students and faculty members should contact Mayo Clinic's Education Technology Center at or by calling (507) 266-9087.

I am looking to further my education in statistics and epidemiology, but don't have time to take courses. What can I do?

The Essentials of Clinical and Translational Science (ECaTS) program is available in an online, asynchronous format, so you can complete it on your schedule. This program provides foundational knowledge of biostatistics and epidemiology research methodology and allows users to become more critical users of medical literature.

I would like educational training content developed. How do I request this?

Please visit Mayo Clinic's Clinical Research Resources and Education Educational Support page to learn more about requesting new educational content or requesting changes to existing educational content (must be logged in to the Mayo Clinic network).