Clinical and Translational Science

Graduate Certificate in Clinical and Translational Science

Certificate Code - CG28

Information on the 15-credit graduate Certificate in Clinical & Translational Science is available at

Mentored research opportunities exist with faculty in the Health Sciences schools of Dentistry, Medicine,  Nursing, Pharmacy, and Public Health.  The WVCTSI facilitates the recruitment and support of physician-scientists, who may serve as faculty mentors to students. 

Required Courses
BIOS 601Applied Biostatistics 13
BIOS 602Applied Biostatistics Lab1
EPID 601Public Health Epidemiology3
EPID 625Principles of Clinical Trials3
Research/Grant Preparation
BMS 797Research2
WVCTSI Research Seminar Series
Total Hours15

Certificate Learning Outcomes

Clinical and Translational science

Upon completion of the certificate students will be able to:

  • convey knowledge and skill in the areas of clinical and translational research, manuscript preparation, and communication of research findings;
  • become clinical and translational researchers who can integrate findings, information, and observations across basic, population, and clinical sciences, to accelerate and transform how we improve the health of individuals and populations;
  • be well prepared to engage in their own career in clinical or translational science in academia, government, industry, etc.