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.
A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or an equivalent international institution.
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 (graduate degree GPA will be considered along with the undergraduate GPA).
- A completed application
- Official transcripts from all universities of colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
- Two letters of recommendation
- Essay on your past successes, goals and objectives for pursuing this program
- Additional requirements for international students
A telephone interview may be requested
Sara Perkel, MBA
Director, Graduate Programs in Clinical Research
Visit the Drexel University Online web site for additional program information and to apply to the certificate program.
|CR 515S||Intro to Clinical Trials||3.0|
|CR 545S||Pharmaceutical Law||3.0|
|CR 612S||Fundamentals of Compliance||3.0|
|Select two of the following:||6.0|
|Emerging Trends in Medical Device History|
|Ethical Issues in Research|
|Sponsored Projects Finance|
|The History of Misconduct in Biomedical Research|
|Fundamentals of Academic Research Administration|
|Pharmaceutical R&D: Business Process and Information Flow|
|World Wide Regulatory Submissions|
|Applications of Clinical Research Biostatistics|
|Scientific Writing and Medical Literature|
|Current Federal Regulatory Issues in Biomedical Research|
|Compliance & Monitoring Issues|
|Contemporary Issues in Human Research Protection|
|Principles and Practice of Pharmacovigilance|
|Designing the Clinical Trial|
|Innovative Product Development|
|Pharmacotherapy in New Drug R&D|
|Intro to Therapeutic Products|
|Informatics in Pharm Res & Development|
|Health Policy and Economics|
|Quality Assurance Audits|
|Special Topics in Clinical Research|
Courses not listed above may be taken as electives only with the approval of the program director.