Distance Learning Master's Degree in Reproductive Clinical Science: Embryology and Andrology - EVMS and The Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine, USA
The M.S. in Reproductive Clinical Science is designed for clinical embryologists, andrologists, physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and others involved in the practice of ART. The program goal is to provide multidisciplinary graduate level education and training in current technology to meet the ever changing demands in clinical and research aspects of assisted reproductive medicine, embryology and andrology. This program was designed to create a bridge between clinical, laboratory and molecular reproductive medicine and the basic sciences as well as evaluate skills and offer training in
Today's embryologists and andrologist require a foundation for lifelong learning to:
Understand the relevance and application of advances in biochemistry, cell biology and genetics as they apply to ART
Learn the reproductive endocrinologists, embryologists and andrologists perspectives for diagnosis and treatment of infertility
Apply best practices in clinical embryology and andrology laboratory, and reproductive medicine research
Prepare and adapt for new technologies as well as new regulatory guidelines
Strengthen skills in critical reading and interpreting the research literature
Develop independent synthesis, analysis, and study design skills through writing a thesis
Anticipate future laboratory and personnel requirements
Understand biomedical ethical as well as legal principles and patient privacy issues as they relate to clinical IVF and medical research
Master basic hands on skills in embryology and andrology
Through the convenience of the Internet, EVMS provides online education that meets current and projected training needs in this rapidly evolving field. This along with hands on techniques assessment, certification and training provides students with the skills needed to advance their careers and take on leadership roles in the field of Reproductive Clinical Science.
With faculty leadership from the Jones Institute, EVMS launched and Internet-based graduate program in Clinical Embryology and Andrology in May 2003. In 2016, the CEA program was renamed and is now known as the Reproductive Clinical Science Master's program.