Certificate in Clinicals Trials Research

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admission Requirements: Bachelor's degree
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate
Number of Credits to Completion: 14.0
Instructional Delivery: Online
Calendar Type: Quarter

Expected Time to Completion: 1 year
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible

Classification of Instructional Program (CIP) Code: 51.0719
Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code: 11-9111

 Note: Effective Winter Term 2014, students are no longer being accepted into this certificate program.

The certificate program is designed for individuals who have earned an undergraduate degree in nursing and seek further preparation in clinical trials research. This online program is designed for nurses who wish to be involved in clinical trials and research in a variety of roles and settings. Graduates of this program assume roles such as: 

  • Research Coordinator
  • Clinical Scientist
  • Clinical Trials Manager
  • Coordinator
  • Developer 

Many potential employers exist outside the hospital environment—in the community or private practices and with pharmaceutical and other scientific companies that produce, test, and market new products. The clinical trials field is a hot field for nursing employment—especially seasoned nurses who have expertise in one or more clinical areas.

Required Courses
NURS 582Foundation of Good Clinical Practice in Clinical Trials Mngmt3.0
NURS 583Operational Leadership in Clinical Trials Management3.0
NURS 584Current Topics in Clinical Trials3.0
NURS 585Clinical Trials Research Practicum5.0
Total Credits14.0

Additional Information

For more information about this program, contact:

Mr. Redian Furxhiu
Student Services Manager

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