Certificate of Study in Clinical Research

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admissions Requirements: Bachelor's degree or higher
Certificate Type: Graduate
Number of Credits to Completion: 15.0
Instructional Delivery: Online
Calendar Type: Semester
Expected Time to Completion: 1.5 years
Financial Aid Eligibility: Not aid eligible

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

This part-time certificate program is a valuable professional resource for today's busy physicians, physician assistants, nurses, clinical fellows, research coordinators, and other individuals working in the clinical arena who want in-depth exposure to the skills and knowledge needed in the evolving clinical research field without having to commit to an entire master’s program. All courses are conducted online to accommodate the needs of working professionals.

This program requires the successful completion of five graduate courses. Credits earned in the certificate program are recognized towards the Master of Science in Clinical Research Organization and Management.


Sara Perkel, MBA
Director, Graduate Programs in Clinical Research

Visit the Drexel University Online site for additional program information and to apply to the certificate program.

15.0 semester credits

CR 515SIntro to Clinical Trials3.0
CR 545SPharmaceutical Law3.0
CR 612SFundamentals of Compliance3.0
Select two of the following:6.0
Contemporary Issues in Human Research Protection
Principles and Practice of Pharmacovigilance
Scientific Wriring and Medical Literature
Innovative Product Development
Health Policy and Economics
Total Credits15.0

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