Clinical and Translational Science (Graduate Certificate)

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If you’re looking to understand more about translational research, whether in academia or industry, the Graduate Certificate in Clinical and Translational Sciences through the Graduate School at Creighton will prepare you for this rapidly evolving field.

You’ll learn from the diverse faculty members of the Clinical and Translational Science (CTS) Department, who are highly accomplished in their research areas. Gain a working knowledge of the core subjects within this discipline, including:

  • Applied biostatistics
  • Federal policies
  • Disparity in global health issues
  • Grant writing


The certificate can supplement your current graduate degree program or help boost your career by providing new skills and knowledge in a dynamic health sciences field.

What You'll Learn

  • Gain the ability to translate knowledge, research and findings related to public health issues to both the scientific and non-scientific population
  • Effectively analyze, synthesize and interpret biological data
  • Gain an understanding of how to critically evaluate scientific information
  • Learn to write effective research papers, reports and grant applications and successfully communicate results
  • Learn to apply critical thinking to new health problems
  • Learn to practice a code of ethics and Ignatian values in the context of health sciences and public health


Graduate Certificate in Clinical and Translational Sciences Curriculum


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Admissions Requirements

  • Completed application & $50 application fee
  • Bachelor’s degree with 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Must include coursework in biological and chemical sciences
  • Official transcripts from all educational institutions attended
  • Personal statement. See application for specific requirements
  • Two letters of recommendation from persons other than friends or family members who can speak to your performance in an academic or professional setting
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) score. Use school code 6121 for this program. This program may also accept other test scores in lieu of a GRE score. Contact gradschool [at] creighton [dot] edu for more information.


A personal interview may be requested in addition to the above requirements. The interview may be conducted in-person or virtually.

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