Online Master of Science in Clinical Research Management (Regulatory Science)

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.

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Quick facts

Next start date: 05/18/2020


Total classes: 11

Weeks per class: 7.5

Total credit hours: 33

Details

Regulatory sciences address the safety and efficacy of health and pharmaceutical products in the pursuit new medical products and treatments. Regulatory affairs connects the field of new products discovery to the regulations and standards by governing boards and organizations. Advance medical care and treatment while ensuring that new discoveries adhere to rules and regulations that keep patients safe with this program which blends the sciences and affairs of clinical regulation.

Become a regulatory scientist

 

The regulatory science concentration of this master of clinical research management program emphasizes regulatory affairs as well as regulatory sciences. This program 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.

Get started in regulatory science today

 

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.

The master’s in clinical research management is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. This program is the first in the U.S. to receive this distinction.

Featured courses


Required core

HCR 551 Clinical Research Monitoring (3)


Required core

HCR 561 Responsible Conduct of Clinical Research (3)


Required core

HCR 563 Fundamentals of Regulatory Affairs (3)


Required core

HCR 565 Clinical Research Operations (3)


Required core

HCR 574 Scientific and Research Review Boards (3)


Concentration

HCR 552 Medical Device Development and Regulation (3)


Concentration

HCR 553 Quality Assurance and Clinical Research (3)


Concentration

HCR 555 Pharmaceutical Safety and Risk Management (3)


Related careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Master of Science in Clinical Research Management (Regulatory Science) have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Regulatory science jobs include but are not limited to:

FDA inspector

Regulatory affairs associate

Regulatory affairs manager

Regulatory affairs specialist

Prestigious 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.

Prestigious 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.

Admission requirements

Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation.

Preparing the nursing and health leaders of tomorrow

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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