Online Master of Science in Clinical Research Management (Regulatory Science)
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With the role of clinical research managers expanding, ASU’s online MS in clinical research management, regulatory science specialty, takes a transdisciplinary approach in providing an education strong in commercial and fiscal practices of conducting clinical research, ethical and regulatory aspects of research, and management of clinical drug, biological, and medical device trials.
The regulatory science concentration uses a multidisciplinary approach and encompasses course work in regulatory writing techniques, quality systems, and medical device or pharmaceutical regulation. The concentration for this online healthcare degree is designed to develop your understanding of how to meet regulatory oversight requirements as they relate to the conduct of clinical studies.
The program is designed to be flexible and conducive to the adult learner; part-time study is available. This 33-semester-hour program is offered online including a required six semester-hour capstone clinical research project.
ASU Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation Achievements:
- According to U.S. News & World Report, the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation ranks in the top 11% nationally for its Master's programs.
- The partnership between ASU’s Edson 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%.
HCR 551 Clinical Research Monitoring (3)
HCR 561 Responsible Conduct of Clinical Research (3)
HCR 563 Fundamentals of Regulatory Affairs (3)
HCR 565 Clinical Research Operations (3)
HCR 574 Scientific and Research Review Boards (3)
HCR 552 Medical Device Development and Regulation (3)
HCR 553 Quality Assurance and Clinical Research (3)
HCR 555 Pharmaceutical Safety and Risk Management (3)
HCR 558 Technical Writing for the Regulatory Professional (3)
HCR 562 Clinical Research Data Management and Technology Implementation (3)
HCR 566 Capstone Clinical Research Management Project II (3)
Arizona State University’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation is the home to world-renowned faculty members including:
- Fulbright Senior Scholar
- Rosalynn Carter National Leadership Award in Caregiving
- Ruth B. Freeman Award from American Public Health Association
- Countless national faculty nursing awards
Graduates with an ASU Online Master of Science in Clinical Research Management (Regulatory Science) have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:
Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation.
Applicants are eligible to apply to the program if they have earned a bachelor's or master's degree that includes courses with content in anatomy and physiology and medical terminology, or if they have earned a bachelor's degree in any field and provide evidence of successful completion of additional courses in anatomy and physiology and medical terminology.
Applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = "A") in the last 60 semester hours or 90 quarter hours of a student's first bachelor's degree program, or applicants must have a minimum of a 3.00 cumulative GPA (scale is 4.00 = "A") in an applicable master's degree program.
All applicants must submit:
- Graduate admission application and application fee
- Official transcripts
- Resume or curriculum vitae
- Three online references
- Proof of English proficiency
- Proof of six months experience in clinical research
Additional Application Information
An applicant whose native language is not English (regardless of current residency) must provide proof of English proficiency.
The applicant's resume or curriculum vitae must show six months of full-time, related clinical research work or internship experience. The applicant may be required to submit employer job description or internship transcript.
The online references should be from colleagues, supervisors or other professional contacts and should attest to the applicant's academic and leadership experiences.