Our graduate education in healthcare and medicine gives you the opportunity to remotely view and participate in the same graduate-level courses that are offered on the Stanford campus. These courses will enhance your technical skills so you can advance in your current industry, break into your desired field, or prepare for advanced study. Earn academic credit for every graduate course completed.
Epidemiology and Clinical Research Certificate
Learn essential skills for patient-oriented clinical research, including how to critically evaluate a published paper, conduct peer review of a research manuscript or grant, develop a study protocol for an observational or clinical trial, develop an analytic approach appropriate for the proposed study, and conduct data analysis and interpret its results.
Online Graduate Courses from the Stanford School of Medicine
You have the flexibility to enroll in individual graduate courses for credit. Choose courses that are specific to your needs and goals.
All online School of Medicine graduate courses are:
- Worth 3 units of academic credit
- 12 weeks long, with weekly lectures and assignments
- Available to stream live, or shared to view online within 20 minutes of the live, on-campus course
- Able to be viewed post-lecture on your own time, at your own pace
- Applicable toward the Epidemiology and Clinical Research Graduate Certificate
Introduction to Epidemiologic and Clinical Research Methods
Design and Conduct of Clinical Trials
Introduction to Probability and Statistics for Epidemiology
Intermediate Biostatistics: Analysis of Discrete Data in Epidemiology
Meta-research: Appraising Research Findings, Bias, and Meta-analysis
Evaluating Technologies for Diagnosis, Prediction and Screening