Announcements:

  • INFORMATION SESSION: RAS, ACR and MTQ Programs are hosting an Information Session on Thursday March 12th, 2015, starting at 6:30 PM for anyone interested in knowing more about these Master's Programs. For details, click on the link. INFORMATION SESSION
  • Now accepting applications for the 2015 ACR student cohort. For admission requirements and application information see "Apply" tab.
  • Open to students nationally via Adobe Connect.
  • Minnesota's leadership in developing complex medical devices is highlighted in this week’s Alley Insight. Data show Minnesota’s dominance in developing cardiology, urology, neurology, drug delivery, and gastroenterology devices. This is one reason Minnesota’s St. Cloud State University has the only clinical research MS degree program in the US that focuses on medical devices.
  • Each year the College of Science and Engineering holds a networking and job fair for students in its MedTech Master Degree Programs. Almost twenty medtech industry companies, including the seven largest medical device companies in Minnesota, participated in this year's event. This represents more than 2/3 of the medical device employment in the state of Minnesota!  See the write up on the front page of the business section of The Star Tribune. St. Cloud State Programs Foster MedTech Careers

News:

Eva Kor Presentation

Clinical Research is one of the most exciting and in-demand professions in the medical device industry. Clinical trials that are well designed and properly executed are keys to success for most medical device companies and are critical to making safe and effective medical products available to patients worldwide.
St. Cloud State University's Master of Science in Applied Clinical Research (MS-ACR) is unique in that it focuses on the application of clinical research for the medical technology industry.

Courses are taught by industry experts with extensive practical experience and leadership working for medical device companies. The program also leverages the expertise of select University Professors that specialize in key knowledge areas. The program's direction and evolution is being guided by an industry advisory board made up of some of the industry's most senior and experienced executive leaders in clinical research and related fields.

The clinical research profession requires versatile individuals with excellent communications skills and a broad knowledge of human biology; statistical methods; experimental design; state, federal and international regulations; planning and logistics; and risk management. The Master of Science in Applied Clinical Research provides students with the requisite skills to be part of this vibrant profession making critical and innovative contributions to human health.

Take a few moments to learn more about this exciting unique program by exploring this Web site. If you have any questions, the SCSU staff will be happy to help.

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