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Clinical and Translational Science

With a master’s in Clinical and Translational Science, you’ll be equipped with the necessary skills to become a clinical research scientist who can conduct research that will impact the health of individuals and the public at large.

The program’s two elective tracks, Health Economics and Analytics and Health Data Science, allow students to design the program that fits their career goals and interests.

By choosing to earn your master’s in Clinical and Translational Science from the School of Public Health at Augusta University, you’ll be part of a program taught by established clinical researchers in a research-rich environment.

Clinical and Translational Science is for you if you consider yourself

Analytical and Strategic
Innovative and Cutting-edge



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What You'll Study


Students in Augusta University’s Master of Clinical and Translational Science program will complete four semesters totaling 30 credit hours, including a required capstone project.

The program’s primary emphasis is on the practical application of the scientific method rather than theoretical issues.

Curriculum | Admissions Criteria | Tuition and Fees | Application Deadlines

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Graduate School Advantage

Augusta University's graduate programs are among the best in the nation – and the world – and our graduate students are our most valuable assets. To ensure that our students earn more than a degree, the Graduate School offers a range of opportunities so they can develop the leadership, communication and personal skills needed for a rewarding life and academic, research or professional career.

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About the Graduate School

Experience-based Education

Outside the Classroom

The School of Public Health at Augusta University blends education with action. As a top research university in Georgia, we offer robust resources for students to engage in research and community outreach.

Our Department of Biostatistics, Data Science, and Epidemiology conducts collaborative research across various fields including cancer, dental, nursing, and regenerative medicine. Through community outreach programs and health fairs, students gain real-world experience in field research.

Fully Online

The online, asynchronous program is designed for working professionals with busy schedules, especially practicing physicians, dentists and advance practice providers.

Tailored Degree

Two different elective tracks provide students with focused learning objectives tailored to the careers they desire.

Financial Assistance

For employees of the University System of Georgia, including Augusta University, tuition may be fully covered by the Tuition Assistance Program.

Dynamic Location

Augusta University is the only public university in Georgia with an academic medical center and is one of only four public research universities in the state. 

Your Future

Career Options

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth for medical scientists is projected to rise much faster than average through 2031.

In 2021, the median pay for a medical scientist was $95,310 per year.

Admissions Criteria at a Glance

GPA: Overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale at the Baccalaureate level calculated on all undergraduate work.

Degree Requirement: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university.

Transcripts: Official transcripts are required from all universities and colleges ever attended. Unofficial transcripts from US colleges and universities can be used in the admissions review process in lieu of official transcripts for this program.

Standardized Test Requirements: Submission of official GRE/MCAT/MAT exam scores are optional. 

Letters of Recommendation: Recommendations from three individuals must be submitted through the application portal.

International Students: Please review the verification process for international transcripts and the english proficiency requirement.

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Application Deadlines

Fall '24 Application Deadline

  • June 15, 2024

Early submission of all application materials is strongly advised.

All required application materials and documents must be received in order for an application to be considered complete and before an admission decision can be made. The program does not accept applications after the published application deadline, however the program will continue to accept application materials up to two weeks after the application deadline.


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Why Augusta?

Studying on Augusta University’s Health Sciences Campus puts you in the center of its biomedical research enterprise, with access to the Georgia Cancer Center, the Medical College of Georgia and the state’s only public academic medical center.

Dual tracks ensure you’re following the career path and research direction that excites you.

The opportunity to work with established clinical and translational researchers prepares you for a productive career as a medical scientist.

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