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University of Maryland Certificate Degree Program

Program Description

This is an educational program in research methodology and research ethics for healthcare professionals who are involved with research involving human participants. This two-year program combines face-to-face and online training and the performance of a funded project at one’s home institution.

APPLICATION DEADLINE IS 31 MARCH 2019

Goals

The  program is designed for individuals who want to become leaders in research and research ethics at their institutions, provide educational initiatives of their own, (e.g., workshops, pre- and post-graduate courses) and pursue scholarly research in the area of research ethics.

A background in research ethics is not necessary to apply to this program.

Competencies

By the end of this program, the applicant will have developed:

  • Specific Knowledge in Research Ethics
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Scientific and Grant Writing Skills
  • Teaching and Presentation Skills
  • Research Skills including statistical analysis
  • Good Clinical Practice
  • Leadership Skills

Components of the Program

Year One

  • 2-Day workshop at UM1, Yangon, Dates to be determined
  • 3-Week academic summer program at University of Maryland Baltimore
  • 18-Month Online Certificate Degree Program (Fall 2019-Summer 2020)

Year Two

Performance of a project at the Trainee’s Home Institution

Scholarships

Full scholarships are available for up to six individuals from Myanmar.

Admission Criteria

Please submit the following application with attached materials:

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  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • One-page personal statement of career goals
  • Two recommendation letters
  • Official transcripts from prior academic institutions
  • Documentation of English proficiency (TOEFL score of > 80,  IELTS score of > 7.0, or attendance at a  degree program from an official English-speaking University)
  • Exam Scores are not Needed at the time of Application
  • Copy of passport

Contact Information

Please contact Henry Silverman with any questions regarding the application process.