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Master in Clinical Translation Management (MCTM)

Master in Clinical Translation Management
Clinical translation is the ability to guide health-changing research discovery from the laboratory to its use in medical practice. The Master in Clinical Translation Management degree equips students with critical thinking skills, analytical reasoning abilities and disciplinary knowledge to bring innovative treatments and devices into clinical use. Highlights of the program include:
  • Practical experience – work on real-world projects with the Houston Methodist Research Institute researchers developing products for patient care
  • Heightened industry behind the scenes exposure to the life science and health care sectors through seminars, meetings, and events in the Texas Medical Center
  • Personal development through small classes that encourage collaboration
Houston Methodist Research Institute
Integrated into one of the nation’s finest hospitals, the Houston Methodist Research Institute provides the technology and support needed to effectively and efficiently bring cures through all stages of medical research and to patients around the world. At the Houston Methodist Research Institute, students have:
  • Access to a global research collaboration network of multidisciplinary faculty who are experts in the translational research space
  • Exposure to translational research strategies and infrastructure that move medical research from concept to cure
  • Opportunities to attend seminars and didactic programs offered by Houston Methodist Research Institute in the areas of clinical and translational research
Degree Partnership
Houston MethodistThe MCTM program was developed by UST in collaboration with Houston Methodist. This ongoing partnership allows UST to offer students opportunities to observe and practice what they learn in the classroom. The program seeks to educate a new generation of professionals equipped in the multidisciplinary, interdependent worlds of science, medicine, ethics, and business.
Degree Requirements
The MCTM program requires a minimum of 36 credits, including the successful completion of the Masters’ Capstone class and participation in an integrative seminar that enhances the functionality among traditionally discrete disciplines for the medical practitioner.
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