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Online Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research

 

The program is ideal for healthcare and clinical professionals and students interested in the field of evidence-based clinical research and in careers in medicine or biomedical research. This includes those planning to apply to medical school, those seeking rewarding employment opportunities, and those having insufficient time to pursue a graduate degree. Individuals from throughout the Asia-Pacific Rim in health sciences, natural sciences, and physical sciences are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline for Fall 2022, July 15, 2022

The total cost for the Online Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research is $9,750, fees not included. ($650 per credit, 15 credits needed for the
graduate certificate.)

Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research

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Potential careers in clinical research include physician researcher, clinical research coordinator, clinical trials manager, regulatory associate, and research study monitor.

Students are expected to have developed multiple competencies upon completion of the program including:

  • Knowledge of the process of clinical research
  • Proficiency with techniques for searching the literature, principles of measurements, and practical experience in the design and conduct of scientific experiments, collection of data, and interpretation of quantitative data in the context of the scientific literature
  • Skillsets to prepare a publication for a scholarly journal or to present at seminars or meetings of scientific societies

 

 

The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research is a 2-semester program that combines online learning with mentored clinical research. You have the option of pursuing the certificate full-time or part-time.

 

About the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research:

Through the Department of Quantitative Health Sciences (DQHS), Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research, you will gain knowledge of clinical research and trial design, clinical research protocol development, ethical conduct of clinical research, and the skill of statistical data analysis.

 

Who will benefit:

The program is ideal for healthcare and clinical professionals and students interested in the field of evidence-based clinical research and in careers in medicine or biomedical research. This includes those planning to apply to medical school, those seeking rewarding employment opportunities, and those having insufficient time to pursue a graduate degree. Individuals from throughout the Asia-Pacific Rim in health sciences, natural sciences, and physical sciences are encouraged to apply.

 

 

Career Possibilites :

Potential careers in clinical research include physician researcher, clinical research coordinator, clinical trials manager, regulatory associate, and research study monitor.

 

Learning outcomes:

Students are expected to have developed multiple competencies upon completion of the program including:

  • Knowledge of the process of clinical research
  • Proficiency with techniques for searching the literature, principles of measurements, and practical experience in the design and conduct of scientific experiments, collection of data, and interpretation of quantitative data in the context of the scientific literature
  • Skillsets to prepare a publication for a scholarly journal or to present at seminars or meetings of scientific societies

 

What is the cost:
The total cost for the Online Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research is $9,750, fees not included. ($650 per credit, 15 credits needed for the graduate certificate.)

 

Required (8 credits)

  • QHS 600 – Biostatistics Concepts for Clinical Researchers (3 credits) or
    QHS 601 – Fundamentals of Biostatistics (3 credits)
  • BIOM 640 – Introduction to Clinical Research (3 credits)
  • BIOM 660 – Mentored Capstone Research Practicum (2 credits)

 

Electives (7 credits)

Students choose from among 11 offerings to pursue their individual interests.