Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

Master's Programs

Students are required to take a minimum of 40 credits for conferral of degree.

Core Courses

25 credits required. 6 credits of Master's Research

Course Title
GC660 Statistical Methods of Data Analysis 3
GC630 Fundamentals of Clinical Trials (GC660 is pre-req) 3
GC635 Introduction to Clinical Trials Management   2
GC637 Advanced Clinical Trials Management (GC635 is pre-req) 3
GC625 Drug Development 2
MI580 Epidemiology (GC 660 is pre-req) 3
GC690 Regulatory Issues in Scientific Research 2
GC640 Research Ethics and Responsible Conduct
Thesis Research (6 credits) including first credit Gateway to Thesis 6

Management Courses

Select two courses, total of 4-6 credits.

Course Title
GC600 Management Skills 3
GC510 Database Design and Management 2
GC615 Grants and Contracts Management 2
GC605 Performance Improvement 2
GC610 Strategic Management 3
GC620 Fundamentals of Financial Management   3
GC617 Management of Pharmaceutical Drug Development Projects   2

Suggested Electives

9-11 credits required

Course Title Credits
Clerkship 3
GC650 Economic Analysis of Healthcare Interventions 3
GC654 Pharmacoepidemiology (GC 660, MI 580 are pre-req) 2
PR525 Clinical Pharmacology 3
PR522 General Pharmacology 3
GC631 Comparative Effectiveness & Patient-Centered Outcomes Research 3
GC680 Laboratory Techniques in Molecular Biology
PR526 Pharmacogenomics