Post Baccalaureate Certificate

Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Research Operations

The School of Nursing's Clinical Research Program offers a post-baccalaureate certificate in Clinical Research Operations 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 into a different area within the clinical research field including career progression. This is not a nursing degree.

The program focuses on foundational knowledge and skills necessary to understand the structure, function, and operations of biopharmaceutical companies, clinical research organizations, clinical study sites, academic medical centers, and other organizations involved in biopharmaceutical clinical trials. The program requires 18 credit hours for completion. Based on the individual students' level of clinical research experience, students will be placed in one of two tracks. The track and course options selected are subject to approval by the program coordinator.