Steve Coughlin, PhD &
|Alejandro Baez, MD, MPH, PhD &
Co-Director of CTS Programs
|Fully Online and Asynchronous Learning
· Offered by experts in clinical research, biostatistics and epidemiology
|Complete in only 2 semesters
· 16 total credits hours
|Low or No Cost
· Tuition may be fully covered by the University System of Georgia Tuition Assistance Program
CCTS graduates are prepared to
The CCTS program will
(1) provide trainees with essential skills in CTS, including hypothesis generation, research design, data analysis, interpretation and dissemination of results, critical appraisal of scientific literature, grant preparation, human research protection, and research ethics;
(2) help to establish new collaborative relationships at Augusta University among
current basic science, clinical, and translational researchers.
Designed to work with professionals’ busy schedules, the online and asynchronous 16 credit hour CCTS program curriculum includes:
15 credit hours of core course work in epidemiology, clinical trials, observational studies, statistics and modeling, and grant writing in clinical and translational science
Funding for CCTS Students
Funding is not available through the DPHS for CCTS students. CCTS students who have been employees of the University System of Georgia, including Augusta University, for at least 6 months may be eligible to use the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP).
Check out a complete sample list of the courses and course descriptions.
STAT 7010 – Biostatistics I (3cr)
STAT 7130 – Introduction to Epidemiology (3cr)
MPHC 8011 – Ethical Conduct of Research (1cr)
CTRS 7100 – Grant Writing for Clinical and Translational Science (2cr)
TOTAL: 9 credit hours
STAT 7020 – Biostatistics II (3cr)
STAT 7240 – Introduction to Clinical Trials (3cr)
CTRS 7900 – Capstone Project (1 Cr)
TOTAL: 7 credit hours
For more information on the course pre-requisites and other requirements for applying to the Masters in Clinical and Translational Science program, see our Prospective Students page.