Program Overview

Clinical Trials Research Associate - Core Competencies

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* This program is financial aid eligible.
* This program can be completed online.
The Clinical Trials Research Associate curriculum prepares individuals to assist physicians and clinical researchers in the initiation, administration, coordination, and management of clinical research studies for the development of new drugs, clinical products, and treatment regimens.

Course work includes in-depth study of drug development, Federal regulations, and clinical research processes. Supervised fieldwork provides skill application in subject recruitment, regulatory compliance, accountability for drugs/devices, and documentation of subject involvement in clinical research studies.

Graduates may be eligible to sit for national certification examinations. Research employment opportunities may include medical centers, hospitals, pharmaceutical industries, clinics, research facilities, biotechnology or device companies, and physicians' offices.

View information about clinical trials, which program to choose, and how to apply.

If you have questions about admissions requirements after reviewing the information, you may contact Johanna Brown.

Spring Application Deadline is Dec 04

Estimated Tuition & Fees



Main Campus, Online

Credit Hours


Program Stats

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Average Salary

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Average Class Size


Estimated Completion Time

10-11 months