Master's in Clinical Research

Clinical Research Programs

Clinical Research is the process by which new therapies (medications, biological agents, and devices) are tested in clinical studies prior to approval. It includes the study of approved products on the market, including the analyses of rare or unexpected adverse events.

Bachelor of Science in Clinical Research

Students gain a broad-based understanding of the science, regulatory, and business aspects of developing new therapies to treat illness and improve quality of life.

  • Learn from faculty who have worked in the clinical research industry.
  • Obtain internships in a vibrant clinical research industry in North Carolina and beyond.
  • Participate in mentorships with experienced industry professionals through FuseCR, the Center for Clinical Research Workforce Development.
  • Position yourself for success: 80% of students are employed by graduation; 95% within six months.
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Master of Science in Clinical Research and Product Development

A graduate degree in clinical research and product development will qualify you to work in fast-paced clinical trial teams involved in moving new medicines, biologics, and biomedical devices through the regulatory approval process to the marketplace.

  • 100% online. Perfect for working adults and those who seek managerial positions.
  • Learn from faculty who have worked in the clinical research industry.
  • No GRE required. Must be eligible for admission for graduate study at UNCW.
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Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Research Operations

Ideal for individuals with a bachelor’s degree who are interested in either entering the clinical research field or obtaining additional education to facilitate a move to a different area within the field, including career progression. All credit hours can be applied to the graduate degree.

  • 100% online. Perfect for working adults and those who seek managerial positions.
  • Learn from faculty who have worked in the clinical research industry.
  • No GRE required. Must be eligible for admission for graduate study at UNCW.
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