Become a clinical research manager
With the role of clinical research managers (CRM) rapidly expanding, the Master’s degree in Clinical Research program takes a transdisciplinary approach in providing an education strong in commercial and fiscal practices of conducting clinical research. This graduate program also investigates the ethical and regulatory aspects of research and overall management of clinical trials. In this master’s program, you will apply course materials and knowledge gained to address common situations in the research field. Course are designed to build and support future leaders in the research industry.
This program is geared for professionals currently working in the field of clinical research or have previous experience and want to return to clinical research. This may include research coordinators, research managers, IRB staff, research nurses, investigators, other research related professionals.
The clinical research field is particularly suited for nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals. Health care professionals from fields outside of nursing may complete the curriculum to obtain the MS in CRM, with completion of stated prerequisites. This masters in clinical research is designed to be flexible and conducive to the adult learner; part-time study is available. This 33-semester-hour program is offered online with an optional two-day orientation program. A six semester-hour capstone clinical research project is required. This 33-semester-hour program is offered online with an optional two-day orientation program. A six semester-hour capstone clinical research project is required.
Why do clinical research?
Clinical research is an exciting and essential part of the advancement of medicine and healthcare. The tests and trials conducted by clinical researchers not only urges new medicines and practices, it also advances the standards of for medical treatment and pharmaceuticals.
ASU College of Nursing & Health Innovation Achievements:
- According to U.S. News & World Report, the College of Nursing and Health Innovation ranks in the top 11% nationally for its Master's programs.
- The partnership between ASU’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation and Mayo Clinic received the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership Award in 2015.
- ASU BSN graduates surpass the national average of 82% on the NCLEX first time pass rate at 92%.