CTR Thesis Requirements

Thesis Requirements

Given the applied nature of the M.S. Program, students will develop a portfolio to meet the following thesis requirements. These requirements are developmental in nature and should be completed throughout the student’s studies. Students will be encouraged to engage in interdisciplinary work. The thesis requirements will help to move students forward in their career in clinical and translational research. Each student should work with his/her advisor and reader to determine the best timing for completion of the following requirements. All thesis plans must be approved prior to beginning the project. All M.S. students are required to complete a thesis, which will be composed of the following three parts:


  1. Grant Proposal
  2. Submitted First Author Abstract to a Regional, National or International Meeting
  3. First Author Research Manuscript Submitted to a Peer Reviewed Journal