UMKC Catalog


Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research students will be able to:

  • Create and understand data generated by patient care and clinical studies.
  • Integrate theory and research into advanced clinical practice.
  • Apply scientific findings to clinical settings, evaluate outcomes and develop public health policy.
  • Advance research in the biostatistics, public health sciences, health services delivery, preventive medicine and public health practice.
  • Pose a researchable question, develop hypotheses, collect evidence, analyze and interpret data.
  • Organize quantitative information and utilize it effectively.
  • Draw conclusions after weighing evidence, facts and ideas.
  • Convey findings through written and oral communication.

Certificate Requirements:

The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research curriculum includes 15 credit hours of required coursework. Students concurrently completing a clinical training program must provide documentation of approval from their clinical program director each semester.

The courses are:

Completion Requirements:

  • Students must maintain a 3.0 GPA while enrolled.
  • The minimum acceptable grade for the required courses is B-.