Thomas Jefferson University


Master of Science Program in Pharmacology

Human Investigation Specialization Track
BI 550 Topics in Biomedical Chemistry * 3 credits
GC 510 Database Design and Management 2 credit hours
GC 515 Quality Measures/Outcomes Analysis in Healthcare, or
GC 650 Economic Analysis of Healthcare Interventions, or
PH 508 Health Policy: An International Perspective
3 credit hours
3 credit hours
3 credit hours
GC 630 Fundamentals of Clinical Trials 3 credits
GC 640 Research Ethics and Responsible Conduct 1 credit hour
GC 654 Pharmacoepidemiology, or
GC 655 Clinical Epidemiology
2 credit hours
2 credits hours
GC 660 Biostatistical Methods of Data Analysis 3 credits
GC 690 Regulatory Issues in Scientific Affairs 2 credit hours
MI 580 Epidemiology 3 credits
PR 522 General Pharmacology * 3 credits
PR 525 Clinical Pharmacology 3 credits
Elective* 3 credits
PR 810, 820, 830 Clerkship 3 credits
PR 870, 880, 890 Masters Thesis Research ** 6 credit hours
Required Courses    40 credit hours

This track is reserved for trainees in the NIH K30 Training Program in Human Investigation

The courses listed are components of the NIH K30 Training Program in Human Investigation.
Physicians may receive up to nine credits for medical College coursework (typical courses are marked with “*”).
** Please note that the Human Investigation track requires a research thesis (i.e., students in this track are not eligible for the capstone project option).

Further Information

For more information on the Human Investigation Specialization Track and the NIH K30 program, contact Dr. Scott Waldman.

For more information on the Master of Science degree requirements, course descriptions, etc., please refer to the Jefferson College of Life Sciences website.

For additional questions, please email or call (215) 503-5799.

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