Clinical Research Graduate Program

Become an expert in clinical and translational science by earning a graduate degree in medical education. Learn to transform research ideas from early-stage discovery to market-ready solutions.

The University of Pittsburgh Clinical and Translational Science Institute and Institute for Clinical Research Education (ICRE) Graduate Clinical Research Program offers commercial translation training to solve unmet clinical needs by advancing scientific ideas into research projects with meaningful results for potential technology licensing and new company formation. The Clinical Research Program is dedicated to cultivating the utility of research to eventual commercialization with an emphasis on interdisciplinary collaboration.

The Program's Innovation Track curriculum is designed to provide guidance in idea translation, product development, research methods, and more. Trainees elect a mentor and committee to oversee their proposed innovation. Additional support is available via externships with regional incubators. Learn more about the ICRE degree programs, here.