College of Medicine Graduate Programs

Master of Clinical Research

The University of Toledo's Master of Clinical Research degree is a 31-credit program that brings together the university's clinical care expertise and research excellence. It can be completed in three semesters full-time, or over three to four years if part-time.

Sponsored by the UToledo Department of Surgery, the program is open to all clinical specialties including nursing and physician assistant students. The program is also open to residents and physicians of all specialties.

"We want to help create healthcare leaders for the future," said program director Dr. Munier Nazzal, Vice Chair of Education and Research for the Department of Surgery. "Those who complete the program will be prepared to become academicians in their respective field." 

The program's goal is to help students and healthcare workers enter academic medicine and clinical research.

Program Course Topics include:
  • Statistics
  • Epidemiology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Performance Management
  • Leading and Developing Yourself
  • Interdisciplinary Research
  • Education/Simulation
  • Leadership in healthcare

The University of Toledo is located in Toledo, Ohio, which is in a scenic area of northwest Ohio and is within easy driving distance of three major metropolitan areas: Detroit (60 miles), Cleveland (110 miles) and Chicago (294 miles).

Expert Faculty

The Master of Clinical Research program enjoys the contributions of the expert faculty at UToledo and the greater Toledo area including basic scientists, physicians, and other healthcare practitioners.

How to Apply

For those interested in joining the program, please apply to The University of Toledo through

Contact us

Thank you for visiting our webpage. Please contact our Program Coordinator Olivia Jones with any questions (email:; phone: 419.383.6810).

Last Updated: 6/27/22