Graduate Minor in Clinical Research Organization and Management

About the Graduate Minor

The minor in Clinical Research Organization and Management provides exposure to several important elements involved in the development of new therapeutics. This program has been designed to help students transition to a productive career within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. The program provides graduate students with an overview of the conduct of clinical investigations while introducing participants to relevant business, legal, and ethical issues.

Admission Requirements

Requirements for admission are enrollment in a biomedical science, biomedical engineering, or biology graduate program and the approval of the parent program’s director.

Program Requirements

Required courses
CR 515SIntro to Clinical Trials3.0
CR 545SPharmaceutical Law3.0
Select one of the following:
Ethical Issues in Research
Fundamentals of Academic Research Administration
Business Processes and Contemporary Concerns in Pharmaceutical R & D
Applications of Clinical Research Biostatistics
Scientific Writing and Medical Literature
Current Federal Regulatory Issues in Biomedical Research
Leadership Skills
Contemporary Issues in Human Research Protection
Principles and Practice of Pharmacovigilance
Designing the Clinical Trial
Fundamentals of Compliance
Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology
Total Credits9.0

Courses not listed above may be taken as electives only with the approval of the program director.

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