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Clinical Research, B.S.

Exploring the Science, Regulatory and Business Aspects of Healthcare
  • 100%

    Online + In-Person Internship

  • 85%

    Of Students Employed 1 Month Before Graduation

Clinical Research Program Overview
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Learn To

Demonstrate a foundational understanding of clinical research methodologies described in study protocols with emphasis on study design, operational aspects, and regulatory compliance

Integrate knowledge and skills gained in the basic sciences to the planning, implementation, and evaluation of clinical research

Apply and explain scientific and regulatory concepts related to the development, design, and analysis of clinical studies for biopharmaceutical and medical device product development

Evaluate ethical issues, including the protection of human subjects and the evaluation of safety in the conduct of clinical studies, in the context of underlying regulations and guidelines

Explain processes and rationale for clinical study operations in the context of Good Clinical Practice and other relevant guidelines and regulations (e.g., study management, monitoring, safety management, handling of investigative products, data management)

Graduates are employed as:

Clinical research coordinators are responsible for the support and coordination of all aspects of clinical research including subject screening and recruitment, regulatory maintenance, data collection and data management activities. These positions manage protocols to ensure the safety of patients and quality of clinical trial data. Salaries range from $56,000 to $85,000.

Project assistants and clinical trial assistants work with team members to ensure that projects and assignments are completed in accordance with contract, customer and/or organizational expectations. Salaries range from $38,500 to $58,000.

Data research coordinators are responsible for clinical data review and query generation, resolution and reconciliation to support the delivery of clinical data. Salaries range from $40,000 to $60,000.

Biostatisticians are responsible for intermediate-level statistical analyses and programming for clinical trials and/or research projects and will assist in trial design and data management review and consultation. Salaries range from $65,000 to $86,000.

Clinical research associates conduct site visits to assess protocol and regulatory compliance, data reliability, and the proper care and treatment of test subjects. Salaries range from $58,000 to $89,000.

Safety assistants oversee the pharmacovigilance department to ensure all adverse events are processed to the required standard and submitted to the client and regulatory agencies. Salaries range from $47,500 to $73,500.