PhD Students

We provide graduate students with translational science education opportunities through certificates, grants and degree programs.

Also available to students in Joint Degree Programs – MD-PhD and DMD-PhD during the PhD segment of the degree.

Clinical & Translational Science (CTS) Certificate

This certificate offers MS and PhD students the opportunity to develop skills for a translational science career in a variety of areas including academia, industry, biotech and government.

Clinical & Translational Science (CTS) Interdisciplinary Concentration

This concentration uses a team-science approach, mentoring and didactic training to prepare doctoral students for a career in multidisciplinary clinical and translational research.


TL1 Training Grant

The CTSI TL1 Predoctoral Training Program provides predoctoral trainees with the skills required to develop a career in multidisciplinary clinical and translational research.

Career and Professional Development Programs for Graduate Students & Postdocs

The Office of Biomedical Research Career Development provides a comprehensive web site and calendar for career and professional development.


Educational Scholarship Program

Tiered awards available for participation in workshops and seminars focused on teaching scholarship and educational research.


Other CTSI Opportunities