Epidemiology and Clinical Research | Online Graduate Certificate

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Collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data is a cornerstone of modern medicine, helping us to improve the lives of people around the planet by diagnosing, treating, and preventing human diseases. This enterprise requires multidimensional thinkers who combine statistical know-how and a strong understanding of research methods and medicine. The Graduate Certificate in Epidemiology and Clinical Research provides students the knowledge and skills essential for patient-oriented clinical research. 

You'll learn to:

  • Design study protocols and analytic approaches for observational or clinical trials
  • Conduct data analysis and interpret study results
  • Apply statistical analysis to medical applications using R and SAS
  • Conduct peer review of research manuscripts and grants

    Who should apply:

    This graduate certificate is ideal for anybody interested in research methodology including study design and measurement, statistical analysis, and interpretation. No advanced mathematics or programming experience is necessary.

    • Data scientists interested in working in epidemiology and clinical research
    • Investigators or clinicians interested in developing a stronger understanding of statistical methods and research best practices
    • Investigators or administrators overseeing clinical trials
    • Anyone in the medical field who needs to evaluate research and data
    • Anyone looking to enter the clinical research field or attend medical or public health schools

    Brought to you by the Stanford Center for Health Education, a collaboration between the Stanford School of Medicine and the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning.

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