The undergraduate Certificate in Clinical and Translational Science requires 16 s.h. of credit. Students must complete all course work for the certificate within three years of entering the program.
Admission to the certificate program is selective. Applicants must fulfill the following requirements by the end of the semester in which they apply:
have a cumulative g.p.a. of at least 3.00;
have earned a minimum of 45 s.h. of college-level credit;
have been engaged in mentored scientific research at the University of Iowa;
have completed one of these: MATH:1380 Calculus and Matrix Algebra for Business or MATH:1460 Calculus for the Biological Sciences or MATH:1550 Engineering Mathematics I: Single Variable Calculus or MATH:1850 Calculus I.
Work for the certificate includes core courses and electives. Students must maintain a g.p.a. of at least 3.00 in the certificate's core courses.
The Certificate in Clinical and Translational Science requires the following course work.
|All of these (10 s.h.):|
|EPID:4400||Epidemiology I: Principles||3|
|STAT:3510/IGPI:3510||Biostatistics (or an equivalent course)||3|
|TBM:3001||Introduction to Translational Research (must take EPID:4400 before or at the same time as this course)||2|
|TBM:3002||Practicum in Clinical and Translational Science (capstone course; must take TBM:3001 before this course)||2|
Students must earn a total of 6 s.h. in courses chosen from the following lists.
|CNW:3664||Writing About Science||3|
|BIOC:3120||Biochemistry and Molecular Biology I||3|
|BIOC:3130||Biochemistry and Molecular Biology II||3|
|BIOL:2753||Introduction to Neurobiology||3|
|BIOL:3233||Introduction to Developmental Biology||3|
|BIOL:4333||Genes and Development||3|
|MICR:3147||Immunology and Human Disease||3|
|GHS:3010/IGPI:3011||Identifying and Developing a Global Health Project (when subtitle is research design in global health)||2-3|
|GHS:3111/GEOG:3110||Geography of Health||3|
|GHS:3720||Contemporary Issues in Global Health||3|
|GHS:4600||Global Health and Human Rights||2-3|
Health and Human Physiology
|ACB:3110||Principles of Human Anatomy||3|
|HHP:1300||Fundamentals of Human Physiology||3|
|HHP:2130||Human Development Through the Life Span||3|
|HHP:2200||Physical Activity and Health||3|
|HHP:2310||Nutrition and Health||3|
|HHP:3850/GHS:3850||Promoting Health Globally||3|
|NURS:1030||Human Development and Behavior||3|
|SRM:3020/INTD:3027||Nutrition in Health and Performance||3|
Psychological and Brain Sciences
|PSY:2301||Introduction to Clinical Psychology||3|
|PSY:2401||Introduction to Developmental Science||3|
|PSY:2501||Introduction to Social Psychology||3|
|PSY:2601||Introduction to Cognitive Psychology||3|
|PSY:2701||Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience||4|
|CBH:4105||Introduction to Health Promotion and Disease Prevention||3|
|CPH:1400||Fundamentals of Public Health||3|
|CPH:3400/GEOG:3210||Health, Work, and the Environment||3|
|CPH:3500/GHS:3500||Global Public Health||3|
|HMP:4000||Introduction to the U.S. Health Care System||3|
|OEH:4240||Global Environmental Health||3|
Interested students should apply on the certificate program's student application system. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and are reviewed by the Certificate in Clinical and Translational Science Steering Committee. Students will receive an email after an admissions decision has been made. Consult the Early Scholars Certificate website for more information.
Applications should include the following:
a description of the student's undergraduate research (maximum of 1,000 words), including the approximate number of hours per week the student spends conducting the research and the name and email address of the student's research mentor;
a personal statement outlining the student's professional and career goals;
a copy of the student's grade report from MyUI; and
a letter of recommendation from the student's research mentor.