Clinical Investigations Master's Program

An exceptional program at one of the world's leading institutions for innovative clinical trials in pediatric disease.


Earn an exceptional Master of Science (MS) degree in Clinical Investigations from the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. The program provides students with a transformative education required to create a cadre of health professionals adept at designing, conducting and reporting clinical investigations that further human health. Students have the unique opportunity to understand these concepts contextually in a pediatric and young adult research setting. 

The Clinical Investigations program will provide students the necessary skills to not only develop and implement independent new clinical research but also to critically appraise the clinical research of others. Throughout the program, students are supported with exceptional resources, integrated classroom and experiential learning, and mentorship by world-renowned faculty and thought leaders in clinical research.

The 33-credit program is offered as a two-year, interdisciplinary degree program.

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We welcome talented applicants from diverse scientific backgrounds. Learn more about eligibility, important dates and how to apply.

We provide students  exceptional support.

Our Clinical Investigations faculty includes leading scientists and clinical investigators from diverse research and clinical areas. Meet the faculty you’ll work with during your studies.

Experience a curriculum that has been thoughtfully designed to meet the specific needs of modern clinical research. Browse our catalog and discover more about what makes us unique.

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