Online Clinical Research Management Graduate Certificate

The clinical research management certificate is ideal for professionals who want to advance into research positions. This accredited online certificate increases your knowledge in clinical research management.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 10/13/2021


Total classes: 5

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 15

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What is a clinical research certificate?

The clinical research management certificate is designed for professionals looking to increase their knowledge of clinical research and gain a solid foundation as they advance their careers. In this program, you’ll learn about clinical research regulations, ethics, operations and data management. You’ll also learn to use this information to drive clinical progress that benefits patients' health.

The clinical research certificate is an ideal way for professionals to learn about the clinical research business. This includes the financial practices and management of drug, biological and device trials.

To be eligible for this program, you must have completed six months of clinical research experience.

What will I learn in a clinical research management certificate program?

 

In this clinical research management certificate program, you’ll learn management, leadership and analytical skills, giving you the ability to provide oversight of clinical research operations. These operations include:

  • Regulatory submissions.
  • Site operations.
  • Understanding of the life cycle for drug and device development.

Through your courses, you’ll also be exposed to current scenarios, case studies and situations that will help build and improve your leadership skills in clinical research operations.

Why should I earn a clinical research management certificate?

 

Earning a clinical research management graduate certificate is a great way to set yourself apart from the competition and advance your career. Through your courses, you’ll expand your knowledge and abilities in clinical research operations.

Additionally, your courses will be taught by experienced leaders in the field, allowing you to learn firsthand what to expect after you complete your certificate. During your time in the program, you’ll also benefit from ASU Online’s extensive range of resources, including academic advising, online tutoring and the university’s digital library.

Does my clinical research management certificate say 'online'?

No, Arizona State University’s diplomas don’t specify whether you earn your degree online or in person. All diplomas and transcripts simply say “Arizona State University.” That’s because ASU Online students learn from the same faculty and receive the same course content as in-person students receive.

Clinical research management certificate courses

Start pursuing clinical research roles in less than a year. The clinical research certificate includes courses with a strong focus on research-centric topics. The key classes of the program include:


Required

Responsible Conduct of Clinical Research


Required

Clinical Research Data Management and Technology Implementation


Required

Fundamentals of Regulatory Affairs


Required

Clinical Research Operations


What can I do with a clinical research management certificate?

Certificate graduates can prepare for jobs in research positions evaluating the safety and effectiveness of new medical products. There are many different therapeutic focuses that you can pursue. Specific careers include:

Clinical research associate

Clinical research coordinator

Clinical research supervisor

Learn from cutting-edge research faculty

The Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation is the home to world-renowned faculty members.

  • Countless national faculty nursing awards. 
  • Fulbright Senior Scholar. 
  • Rosalynn Carter National Leadership Award in Caregiving. 
  • Ruth B. Freeman Award from the American Public Health Association.

Learn from cutting-edge research faculty

The Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation is the home to world-renowned faculty members.

  • Countless national faculty nursing awards. 
  • Fulbright Senior Scholar. 
  • Rosalynn Carter National Leadership Award in Caregiving. 
  • Ruth B. Freeman Award from the American Public Health Association.

Apply to the clinical research management certificate program

Applicants of this clinical research certificate online program must fulfill both the requirements of the Graduate College and the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation.

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Study clinical research with an innovative health school

ASU’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation provides a first-class education to students across a wide range of health disciplines. The college distinguishes itself through high-quality instructors and challenging courses and programs.

10+


undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs online.

250+


faculty members.

$13.2 million


in research awards.

4,000+


students.

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Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

Tuition calculator

Our tuition calculator can help you estimate full-time tuition fees for this program without financial aid. Keep in mind: More than 80% of our students receive financial aid.

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