CTS - Prospective Student Information

Eligibility (Target Audience)

The target audience includes junior faculty, residents, and fellows with a professional doctoral degree, including, but not limited to, an M.D., O.D., D.O., D.D.S., Pharm.D., Doctorate of Nursing, Doctorate of Physical Therapy, or Doctorate of Rehabilitation, who are interested in becoming productive, independent clinical and translational research investigators.

Admission Criteria and Information

Individuals applying for acceptance into the Master of Science program in Clinical and Translational Science will possess a wide variety of educational and work-related backgrounds, but must possess a professional doctoral degree.  Applicants who do not possess a professional doctoral degree may apply only after receiving written permission from Sara Vesely, Ph.D., Graduate College Liaison for the MS in CTS Degree Program.

​Applicants are encouraged to contact the MS in CTS Graduate College Liaison, Sara Vesely, Ph.D., prior to submitting application material to discuss program requirements and application material.  A faculty mentor from OUHSC must be identified. Interested applicants may contact Sara Vesely, Ph.D. for assistance in identifying a faculty mentor through the MS in CTS Advisory Committee.




Curriculum Summary

Tuition and Fees

The OUHSC Bursar's Office is responsible for assessing and collecting student tuition and fees. Current tuition and fees schedules are available at the Bursar's Office.

A limited number of tuition waivers will be available for MS in CTS students.  Applicants will be notified of tuition waivers at the time of acceptance into the program.  Fees cannot be waived, but may be reduced for some OUHSC employees.  All applicants are considered for tuition waivers; however, priority for tuition waivers will be given to junior faculty, fellows and residents (with at least 1 year of residency training completed) who have appointments at OUHSC (during the period of MS program study).