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 515S Intro to Clinical Trials3.0 CR 545S Pharmaceutical Law3.0 CR 612S Fundamentals of Compliance3.0Electives* Select two of the following:6.0 CR 500S Epidemiology CR 501S Emerging Trends in Medical Device History CR 505S Ethical Issues in Research CR 510S Sponsored Projects Finance CR 511S The History of Misconduct in Biomedical Research CR 512S Fundamentals of Academic Research Administration CR 513S Pharmaceutical R&D: Business Process and Information Flow CR 514S World Wide Regulatory Submissions CR 520S Applications of Clinical Research Biostatistics CR 525S Scientific Writing and Medical Literature CR 530S Tech Transfer CR 535S Current Federal Regulatory Issues in Biomedical Research CR 550S Leadership Skills CR 555S Compliance & Monitoring Issues CR 565S Contemporary Issues in Human Research Protection CR 570S Principles and Practice of Pharmacovigilance CR 600S Designing the Clinical Trial CR 609S Innovative Product Development CR 614S Pharmacotherapy in New Drug R&D CR 616S Intro to Therapeutic Products CR 617S Informatics in Pharm Res & Development CR 620S Biotech/Research CR 625S Health Policy and Economics CR 630S Trans Research CR 633S Quality Assurance Audits CR 635S Strategic Planning CR T780S Special Topics in Clinical Research Total Credits15.0*Courses not listed above may be taken as electives only with the approval of the program.View 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 2016-2017 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Fall 2016 August 8, 2016 December 9, 2016 Spring 2017 January 3, 2017 May 5, 2017 Summer 2017 May 8, 2017 July 21, 2017 2017-2018 Academic Year Term Classes Begin Classes End Fall 2017 August 7, 2017 December 8, 2017 Spring 2018 January 8, 2018 May 4, 2018 Summer 2018 May 14, 2018 July 27, 2018 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.