Online Master of Science in Clinical Research Management

Advance your nursing and health care career to become a clinical research manager with a Master of Science in clinical research management degree online. Master the skills necessary to supervise and analyze clinical trials and research.

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Next start date: 10/12/2020


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 trials for new medical products. Arizona State University’s online Master of Science degree in clinical research management prepares students for careers in governmental and regulatory agencies, health care institutions, academic institutions and national or international research organizations.

Become a clinical research manager

 

With the role of clinical research managers rapidly expanding, the clinical research master’s 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 drug, biological and medical device trials. In this master’s program, you’re encouraged to innovate and develop entrepreneurial skills to lead clinical research endeavors.

Get started in clinical research

 

The online MS in clinical research management program is designed to be flexible and conducive to the adult learner. Part-time study is available. Gain clinical management experience at the end of the program by completing the required capstone clinical research project.

This clinical research management graduate degree is the first clinical research graduate degree to receive accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. 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


Required

Clinical Research Monitoring


Required

Responsible Conduct of Clinical Research


Required

Fundamentals of Regulatory Affairs


Required

Clinical Research Operations


Required

Scientific and Research Review Boards


Capstone

Clinical Research Management Project


What can I do with a degree in clinical research management?

Graduates with an ASU Online Master of Science in clinical research management have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Clinical data manager

Clinical research associate

Clinical research coordinator

Clinical trial director

Clinical trial program manager

Clinical research management from professionals in the field

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.

Clinical research management from professionals in the field

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 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.

Eligibility

Application requirements

Additional application information

Join an innovative leader in nursing and health

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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