FAQs: Clinical Research Program
You will be better placed to obtain job opportunities in the industry of drug development and testing or in academia with your clinical research degree. Our graduates have obtained high paying jobs in industry and academia.
Based on the level of involvement and experience, salaries can range from 40-80 thousand dollars annually.
Visit NIH website, also the websites of Pharmaceutics companies you are interested in. These websites should be helpful:
While this is not a guarantee, one can certainly enhance their chances of getting into a dental school by having a degree in Clinical Research. We have had several students who completed the MS program in clinical research and based on their excellent academic performance, were successful in receiving admissions to various dental schools. Note that there is also a great need for trained clinical research personnel in various professional fields such as the pharmaceutical industry. Please visit the web links listed on our website.
The Clinical Research Program is not affiliated with the DDS program and students are not guaranteed entry into any programs at NYU.
Yes. All foreign qualifications MUST be certified by the ECE. We will not accept certificates from other credential evaluation services.
You must apply to our program by following the admissions checklist as listed on the website. Our admission process and requirements is different from the applications to other NYU Dental programs.
International applicants who are admitted to the MS Program will be given student visa (F-1) status for the duration of their study (up to 2 years for the MS Program).
No. Foreign dentists need to obtain US qualifications to practice dentistry within the US. This program only prepares them for a career in clinical research.
Visit the website of our Office for International Students and Scholars:
Foreign students are allowed Optional Practical Training (OPT) after they have completed their studies in the US. Students in the Clinical Research Program are allowed one year of OPT training with the option to renew for an additional 17 months. Visit the website of the Office of International Students and Scholars for further information or
Foreign students are allowed Optional Practical Training (OPT) after they have completed their studies in the US. Visit the website of the Office of International Students and Scholars for further information
Please visit the website of our Office of Career Services:
It is expected that graduate students will find housing off-campus. If you are a student facing special circumstances, please get in touch with us and we will contact the housing department on your behalf. For more information, please visit the website of the New York University Department of Housing for off-campus and additional housing resources:
NYU policy states that the students can be full-time only in one NYU program at any given time. If you wish to be in two programs such our MS Program in Clinical Research and one of the Programs for International Dentists, you must enroll in the MS program either (1) full time, or (2) part time. Should you enroll as part time, you must also be enrolled in a Program for International Dentists each year to ensure you reach the minimum of 12 credits per semester. You need to discuss the details of your plan with the program directors of the two programs prior to enrollment.