Clinical Research Management Certificate

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The demand for well-prepared clinical researchers to fulfill roles in academic medical centers, private practice research, contract research organizations and biopharmaceutical companies is growing at an unprecedented rate. Now is the time to break into or expand your career opportunities in the biopharmaceutical and healthcare research industries.

This online graduate-level Clinical Research Management certificate will provide you with a broad foundation of knowledge and skills in human subjects’ research regulations, conduct, management and leadership and meets the internationally recognized Joint Task Force for Clinical Trial Competency framework.

Upon completion of this certificate program, students will be prepared to:

  • Systematically apply understanding of regulations, processes and management of human subjects’ research, with a focus on clinical trials of drugs and devices.

  • Apply bioethical standards to medical development and innovations of complex clinical research studies conducted in the healthcare and biopharmaceutical environment.

  • Apply quality improvement, project or data management to support and monitor clinical research studies.

The Clinical Research Management certificate includes 12 credits of graduate coursework, is offered 100% online and asynchronously and is designed to be able to be completed in three semesters.

At the completion of the program, you will earn an academic certificate from The Ohio State University. 

All courses in the Clinical Research Management certificate program are included in our existing Masters of Clinical Research program which allows students the opportunity to explore the content of the degree program prior to applying.

Admission to the certificate program will occur every semester.

Online program availability may vary by state. For more information on state authorization requirements and disclosures related to online programs and state licensing board contact information, please visit the State Authorization website.


Application Deadlines

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Deadline: March 1

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