Certificate of Study in Clinical Research Overview Drexel's online Certificate of Study in Clinical Research, offered by our nationally-ranked College of Medicine, is designed for both professionals seeking credentials and career-movers entering the clinical research field. The program credits can also be applied to the full MS in Clinical Research Organization and Management.Program FeaturesCurriculum combines business principles with an understanding of clinical research best practicesCourses are led by researchers, administrators, lawyers and scientists working in clinical researchExplores the product research and development industry, while preparing you to succeed in the complex pharmaceutical and healthcare industries Interactive online platform challenges and engages in a simple, easy-to-use format that caters to active professionalsNo thesis or residency requirementsFor questions, please contact:Sara Perkel Program Director 215.762.3812 firstname.lastname@example.orgState restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. Curriculum Requirements CR 515SIntro to Clinical Trials3.0CR 545SPharmaceutical Law3.0CR 612SFundamentals of Compliance3.0Electives Select two of the following:6.0CR 565SContemporary Issues in Human Research Protection CR 570SPrinciples and Practice of Pharmacovigilance CR 525SScientific Wriring and Medical Literature CR 609SINNOVATIVE PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT CR 620SBiotech/Research CR 625SHealth Policy and Economics Total Credits15.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or an equivalent international institutionCumulative GPA of 3.0 (graduate degree GPA will be considered along with the undergraduate GPA) Required DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our supporting document submission guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo letters of recommendationEssay on your past successes, goals and objectives for pursuing this program ResumeAdditional requirements for International StudentsA telephone interview may be requested. Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2016-2017 is $1066 per credit. This rate applies only to new online students. Students being readmitted to Drexel University must contact applyDUonline@drexel.edu within the first two weeks of the term to request tuition savings for which they qualify. This program is not eligible for Financial Aid. Special tuition rates available for Drexel University Alumni, Military members, and members of our Partner Organizations. Special rates cannot be combined. If you qualify for more than one special rate, you'll be given the one with the largest savings. When receiving special tuition plans with Drexel University Online, you may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. Academic Calendar Term Classes Begin Classes End Fall 2015 August 10, 2015 December 11, 2015 Spring 2016 January 4, 2016 May 6, 2016 Summer 2016 May 9, 2016 July 22, 2016 Apply today for the Certificate of Study in Clinical Research Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.