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Clinical Investigation (MS)

The MS in Clinical Investigation is awarded by the Graduate College. The degree is offered with or without a thesis.

Admission Requirements 

Applicants must meet the Admission Requirements of the Graduate College and the department offering the degree program (review the department's web site or the General Catalog for departmental requirements). Applicants are encouraged to Contact the Program prior to submitting an application.

Estimated Cost of Attendance

Tuition and fees vary by degree program and the type of student you are.

Application Deadlines 

  • Fall semester—June 1 (April 1 for international students)
  • Spring semester—December 1 (October 1 for international students)
  • Summer session—April 1 (March 1 for international students)

Application Procedures 

The graduate application process has two steps

  • You must first submit the online application to the Graduate College and pay the application fee by credit card ($100 for international applicants).

Degree Program Supplemental Materials

  • SOPHAS Application
  • Official transcripts showing all previous undergraduate and graduate work with grades and degrees 
  • Official GRE scores
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • A personal statement
  • A current curriculum vitae
  • TOEFL for International Students 

Materials to send to Admissions

  • A set of your unofficial academic records/transcripts uploaded on your Admissions Profile. If you are admitted, official transcripts will be required before your enrollment.
  • Your official GRE scores from Educational Testing Service (the University's institutional code is 6681).
  • International students may also be required to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores to comply with the university's English Language Proficiency Requirements.
  • Once recommended for admission, international students must send a Financial Statement.


Apply Online, the $60 application fee ($100 for international students) is payable by Discover, MasterCard, or Visa.

Contact Information 

Clinical Investigation Program
The University of Iowa
S408 College of Public Health Building (CPHB)
145 N. Riverside Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242

Office of Admissions
The University of Iowa
107 Calvin Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242-1396