Online Master of Science in Clinical Research Management

ASU's Master of Science in clinical research management advances your nursing and health care career, providing skills for a career in the diverse and complex field of clinical research management. 

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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

Clinical research management is a growing field of qualified professionals who direct and conduct clinical trials for new medical products. The ASU Online master of Science degree in clinical research management prepares students for careers in clinical research organizations, research sites, regulatory agencies, academic research centers, medical center research programs.

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.

Get started in clinical research

 

The 33-credit online MS in Clinical Research Management program is designed to be flexible and conducive to the adult learner; part-time study is available. Looking for a way to ease into the program? The ASU College of Nursing and Health Innovation offers an optional two-day orientation. Gain clinical management experience at the end of the program by completing the 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)


Electives

HCR 566 Capstone Clinical Research Management Project II (3)


Related careers

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 research coordinator

Clinical data managers

Clinical nurse specialist

Social science research assistant

Clinical laboratory technician

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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