Bachelor of Science in Clinical Research Management

Undergraduate

The Bachelor of Science in Clinical Research Management is designed for students in the early stages of a career in clinical research, as well as more experienced individuals such as investigators, coordinators, or sponsor representatives who want to expand their knowledge and skills in the field.

The program lays a foundation in principles and applications from the basic sciences, and then covers in greater depth the processes necessary in the management of studies that develop drugs, devices, and treatment protocols for patient care.

This customized undergraduate 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:

  • one-on-one, hour long 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

Student advising is available at our West Campus location from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday, and at our Danforth Campus location from 2-6 p.m., Monday-Thursday.

Natalia Kolk
Natalia Kolk
Academic Advisor
(314) 935-6742
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required course work

Required Core Courses: 38 units

All University College undergraduate students must satisfy the same general-education requirements. Requirements specific to the BS in Clinical Research Management include:

  • Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology I -- Lecture Only (U29 3221)
  • Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology II (Without Lab) (U29 3231)
  • General Biology I [with lab] (U29 101)
  • General Biology II [with lab] (U29 102)
  • Biomedical Ethics (U22 233)
  • 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)

Recommended

  • Psychology
  • Leadership and Management
  • Project Management
  • Statistics
  • Computer Programming

admissions requirements

6 units of transferrable college-level course work
  • At least six units of transferrable college-level course work; or 
  • at least six units of course work taken at University College and proof of high school completion or GED.
2.7 minimum GPA

application requirements

Below is a list of requirements for an application to the undergraduate degree in Clinical Research Management. Applications will be reviewed once all requirements are received.

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 and the required documents have been received.

Transcripts

Official or unofficial (student-issued) copies of transcripts from the three most recent years of college-level work. If you have fewer than 6-units of transferable credit, proof of high school completion or GED must be submitted. Contact the registrar at each previous college or university attended to request an official transcript. Official transcripts must be sent directly from the registrar to University College. Electronic transcripts should be forwarded to ucollege@wustl.edu. For transcript questions, please contact our Admissions Coordinator, Patricia Agnew, at paagnew@wustl.edu.

International Students must submit an official transcript from their school and an official evaluation of all previous college-level work.

Personal Essay

Tell us about yourself in a brief essay (about 250 words). Why are you applying to University College? What are your goals, both academic and professional? Is there additional information we should know about you when considering your application?

TOEFL scores (if applicable)

If you are not a U.S. citizen, official TOEFL scores must be forwarded to University College.

Graduates of a U.S. university or college or Canada, Australia, and U.K. residents are exempt if they have earned a bachelor’s degree or a graduate degree from such college or university.

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Still have questions?

Administrative Assistant for Academic Programs: Holly Schroeder | (314) 935-6759 | cschroed@wustl.edu

Academic Advisor: Natalia Kolk | (314) 935-6742 | nakolk@wustl.edom