Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Quantitative Principles for Clinical Research

Certificate Level: Graduate
Admissions Requirements: Bachelor's degree or higher
Certificate Type: Post-Baccalaureate
Number of Credits to Completion: 9.0
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:

About the Program

This certificate of study addresses the needs of residents and fellows to attain knowledge in the basic principles of clinical research — analyzing data, understanding medical literature and communicating results. All coursework is online, providing flexibility for the trainees and training programs.

Students completing this certificate can then apply to either the Clinical Research Organization and Management or the Clinical Research for Health Professionals program to obtain an MS degree.

Admissions Requirements

A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or an equivalent international institution.

Required Documents

  • A completed application
  • Official transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attended
  • Resume
  • Additional requirements for international students

Program Requirements

Required Courses
CR 500SEpidemiology3.0
CR 520SApplications of Clinical Research Biostatistics3.0
CR 525SScientific Writing and Medical Literature3.0
Total Credits9.0

Additional Information

Robert Sterling, PhD
Director, Graduate Programs in Clinical Research

Visit the Drexel University Online website for additional information and to apply to the Quantitative Principles for Clinical Research program.

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