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Certificate in Clinical Research Management

Certificates

The Certificate in Clinical Research Management is designed primarily for individuals with clinical research responsibilities who want the formal course work to complement their skills and experience in the field.

This certificate program targets key processes for managing research protocols that develop and use drugs, devices, and treatments for patient care. The program focuses on the scientific methods of clinical research, good clinical practice, research ethics, and the regulatory guidelines that protect human subjects--all integral components of clinical trial management in academic research or pharmaceutical industry settings.

Advising

Our advisors go the extra mile to help you navigate your path and needs. We will provide you with the tools to make each moment spent on your education as valuable as possible. Students will receive:

  • individual appointments with an experienced advisor;
  • career planning services to prepare you for opportunities after graduation;
  • a partner throughout your journey to ensure success.

Schedule an Appointment

We have suspended in-person advising appointments temporarily according to the university’s response to COVID-19. Students should not come to campus, but advisors are still available to help you by email, phone or Zoom.​​​​ 

Student advising is available from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday. 

required course work

Required Courses: 21 units

  • Fundamentals of Clinical Research Management I (U80 250)
  • Fundamentals of Clinical Research Management II (U80 251)
  • Pharmacology for Clinical Research (U80 353)
  • Research Ethics and Regulatory Affairs (U80 325)
  • The Business of Clinical Research (U80 330)
  • Introduction to Data and Information Management in Health Sciences (U80 318)
  • Practicum/Capstone (U80 350)
     

https://acadinfo.wustl.edu/ucollege/?dept=U80

admissions requirements

There are no formal requirements for admission to undergraduate certificates. Students should speak with an academic advisor regarding their preparation for specific certificates or courses.

U.S. Citizenship or Eligible Noncitizen

University College cannot sponsor an I-20 for any certificate program. International students are eligible to apply for a certificate program if they already hold a visa that permits part-time study. International students holding a B-2 or F-2 visa are only permitted to register for courses that are recreational or avocational.

NOTE

University College is designed for students with adult responsibilities who may require part-time and flexible course schedules. Current high school students and recent graduates seeking a traditional WashU college experience should apply through the undergraduate admissions office: https://admissions.wustl.edu/.

application requirements

Application Deadlines

Admission decisions are made on a rolling basis and typically take four to six weeks. Applicants are encouraged to submit all materials by the following dates:

  • SUMMER 2020: APRIL 15, 2020
  • FALL 2020: JULY 15, 2020
  • SPRING 2021: DEC. 15, 2020 
Completed application form

The online application is available online on our Apply page. Applications are ready for review when all fields on the application form are completed.

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Still have questions?

Program Coordinator: Sally Anderson | (314) 935-6700 | sallyanderson@wustl.edu

Academic Advisor: Shawn Cummings | (314) 935-6783 | cummingss@wustl.edu