Clinical Research & Trials: Implementation


College of Life Sciences




Center City


On Campus




1 Year

The Certificate Program in Clinical Research & Trials: Implementation is an introduction to the field of clinical research. It is well-suited for career changers or those with minimal experience in the field.

Program Overview

Qualified professionals are needed for clinical trial positions to meet the needs of rapidly expanding pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. The Certificate Program in Clinical Research & Trials: Implementation provides the core competencies and skills needed by professionals in the field of clinical trials. The Program trains individuals in administration, coordination and management of clinical research studies focused on developing new drugs, medical devices and treatment regimens. This certificate is complementary to the certificate in Human Clinical Investigation: Theory.

Program Objectives

  • Introduce the roles and responsibilities of investigators and sponsors
  • Educate on the regulations governing clinical research
  • Train for managing clinical trials

Persons with scientific/medical background or experience who are interested in careers in clinical research may apply for our Certificate Program in Clinical Research & Trials: Implementation. Persons who may benefit from University study in this program include:

  • Study coordinators
  • Clinical trial center staff
  • Physicians
  • Medical directors
  • Biomedical scientists
  • Research scientists
  • Nurses and allied health professionals
  • Statisticians
  • Pharmacists
  • IRB monitors
  • Others seeking to enhance or develop their clinical and research skills

Pharmaceutical, biotechnology and device industry personnel who desire a career in clinical research may also find this program useful.