Online Master of Science in Clinical Research Management
Advance your nursing and health care career by earning a Master of Science in clinical research management degree online. In this master’s in clinical research program, you’ll develop the skills necessary to supervise and analyze clinical trials and research.
Next start date: 03/13/2023
Total classes: 11
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 33
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What is clinical research management?
Clinical research management is a new, growing field of medical professionals who direct and conduct clinical research and trials for new medical products. Clinical research management also incorporates the supervision of clinical trial operations and staff, and may include duties such as:
- Delivering staff trainings.
- Developing and implementing policies and procedures.
- Hiring and evaluating employees.
- Leading operations management.
- Overseeing budgets and contracts.
Clinical research managers work with sponsors, institutional review boards and vendors involved in conducting clinical trials.
How to become a clinical research manager
The demand for clinical research managers is on the rise. This master’s in clinical research offers a transdisciplinary education in the commercial and fiscal practices of conducting clinical research, preparing you for these roles. In this graduate program, you’ll also investigate the ethical and regulatory aspects of research and overall management of clinical drug, biological and medical device trials.
This clinical research management graduate degree is the first program of its kind to receive accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). The CAAHEP is the largest programmatic accreditor in the health sciences field and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation in the U.S. and internationally.
Clinical research management classes
In the master’s in clinical research program, you’re encouraged to innovate and develop entrepreneurial skills to lead clinical research endeavors. In addition to taking six core courses, you’re required to complete four approved electives and a clinical research management project. Courses include:
Clinical Research Data Management and Technology Implementation
Clinical Research Monitoring
Clinical Research Operations
Fundamentals of Regulatory Affairs
Responsible Conduct of Clinical Research
Scientific and Research Review Boards
Clinical Research Design and Methods
Drug Discovery, Development and Regulations
What can I do with a degree in clinical research management?
The master’s in clinical research degree prepares you for careers in governmental and regulatory agencies, health care institutions, academic institutions and national or international research organizations. Career examples include, but are not limited to:
Admission requirements for the clinical research management program
Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation.
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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.
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