This certificate program provides students with the knowledge and skills required to effectively monitor and manage clinical research. This includes a detailed understanding of the regulatory environment as well as budget management, biostatistics, epidemiology, and research and development. Specific emphasis is placed on providing an understanding of state-of-the-art clinical research through analysis of the day-to-day operations in clinical testing activities. Credits earned from this certificate program may be applied toward Walden’s M.S. in Clinical Research Administration.
Students must meet the master’s program admission requirements. Credit from courses taken for a certificate can be applied toward the Master of Clinical Research Administration.
Students must show progress and maintain performance in a manner identical to a degree program. Students track their progress in their program of study, similar to degree-seeking students. Students must receive a B or better in each course. Note: A grade of B– is not acceptable.
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