Welcome to The Ohio State University!


Welcome to the Master of Clinical Research (MCR) at The Ohio State University.  You are about to embark on one of the most stimulating and impactful journeys of your professional career.  Your choice to pursue your graduate education will help to improve the clinical research enterprise as a whole, as well as enhance your professional pathways. Our ultimate goal is to provide you with the knowledge and real-world, hands-on applications that will ensure success in your clinical research career. When you join our program, you’ll become part of a collaborative and supportive community led by devoted faculty, staff and MCR graduate students. Our program curriculum is mapped to the Joint Task Force Core Competency Framework. In addition, the flexibility of the 100% online program allows it to be accessible to working professionals.  Our students have contributed to improvements in the clinical research enterprise.  As Director, I know you won’t be disappointed with your decision. I’m here for you, so if you ever need anything, do not hesitate to contact me.


Dr. Carolynn Jones

In order to be adequately prepared to begin the MCR program this spring, please review the information on the site thoroughly. The site is designed to provide you with important information you need to know as a new student in the College of Nursing.  More information will be shared with you as spring semester approaches.  Use the MCR New Student To Do List to ensure you have completed the necessary requirements prior to the start of the program.

MCR Orientation & Transformation Day

Orientation for Summer 2021 admits will take place on Wednesday, April 21 from 1:00-5:00pm via zoom. The sessions will be recorded for those that are unable to attend the live sessions.

Orientation can be accessed here: https://go.osu.edu/mcrorientation. 

A final agenda will be distributed closer to the day.

If you have any questions about the information contained in this site, please email clark.2829@osu.edu for assistance.

Meet your office of Student Affairs and Success Graduate Program Manager: Gina Clark