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Table 1 Health Sciences Graduate Program Descriptions

From: Comparing student outcomes in traditional vs intensive, online graduate programs in health professional education

Program Program Description
Clinical Research Administration The Clinical Research Administration program prepares health sciences professionals to participate in the science and business of developing new therapeutics for improving patient care. The rigorous curriculum focuses on regulatory requirements, ethical issues, processes for product development, the business of clinical research, and scientific method processes for product development.
Health Care Quality The Health Care Quality program incorporates an interdisciplinary, practice-based curriculum to prepare individuals with healthcare experience for leadership roles in quality-based healthcare. Graduates of this program gain the knowledge and skills necessary to redefine quality care, including healthcare leadership and organizational change theories and principles, collaboration and safe practices within healthcare teams, risk assessment in patient safety systems, navigating environmental changes affecting the healthcare enterprise, and health policy development, implementation and measurement.
Regulatory Affairs Developed in collaboration with regulatory affairs professionals in governmental agencies, including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes for Health (NIH), the Regulatory Affairs program integrates global regulatory strategy across the curriculum to equip graduates as business leaders in regulatory strategy locally and abroad. The program content focuses on clinical research, product testing, global health, and public health policy.