MS in Clinical Research Organization and Management Overview The 36 semester credit (12 course) online Master’s in Clinical Research Organization and Management is a non-thesis, accredited, graduate degree program offered by Drexel’s nationally-ranked College of Medicine. It's tailored for experienced research professionals seeking credentials and clinical management skills.The biomedical, pharmaceutical, defense, medical device, and diagnostic industries need highly-trained professionals capable of administering a broad range of research projects. Drexel’s MS in Clinical Research Organization and Management provides you with an advanced skill set to manage the conduct of clinical investigations, while introducing participants to relevant business, legal and ethical issues.You'll work with your advisor to customize a course plan to meet your career goals. Graduates of the program receive the very same accredited Drexel diploma as on-campus students.Key Program FeaturesCourses are led by distinguished researchers, administrators, lawyers and scientists with extensive experience in clinical researchWell-rounded, accredited curriculum combines five tracks of study: New Product ResearchRegulatory Compliance and LawBiostatistics and Data ManagementClinical Research Management Safety and SurveillanceBusiness and Strategic Planning of New Product DevelopmentFlexible course plans catered to students’ career goalsManagement training covers fundamental organizational and administrative skills for high-level professionalsNo thesis or residency requirementInteractive online platform challenges and engages students in a simple, easy-to-use format that caters to active clinical researchersFor questions, please contactSara Perkel Director of Graduate Programs in Clinical Research 215.762.3812 firstname.lastname@example.orgState restrictions may apply to some programs. Learn more. Curriculum The Master of Science in Clinical Research Organization and Management program consists of 12 courses (36 credits.) Any courses offered by the Clinical Research Organization Management program may be applied to fulfill the requirements of this major. No master's thesis is required.The program is organized into five areas of study devoted to clinical research and related administrative and regulatory issues. You may take courses within your preferred area of study, a cross-section of courses within other areas of study, or any other Clinical Research (CR) courses being offered.New Product Research and Development CR 513S Pharmaceutical R&D: Business Process and Information Flow3.0 CR 514S World Wide Regulatory Submissions3.0 CR 515S Intro to Clinical Trials3.0 CR 609S Innovative Product Development3.0 CR 620S Biotech/Research3.0Regulatory Compliance, Ethics and Law CR 505S Ethical Issues in Research3.0 CR 511S The History of Misconduct in Biomedical Research3.0 CR 535S Current Federal Regulatory Issues in Biomedical Research3.0 CR 555S Compliance & Monitoring Issues3.0 CR 565S Contemporary Issues in Human Research Protection3.0 CR 633S Quaility Assurance Audits3.0 CR 612S Fundamentals of Compliance3.0 CR 545S Pharmaceutical Law3.0Biostatistics and Data Management CR 500S Epidemiology3.0 CR 520S Applications of Clinical Research Biostatistics3.0 CR 600S Designing the Clinical Trial3.0Clinical Research Management and Safety Surveillance CR 512S Fundamentals of Academic Research Administration3.0 CR 525S Scientific Wriring and Medical Literature3.0 CR 625S Health Policy and Economics3.0New Therapeutic Product Business and Strategic Planning CR 530S Tech Transfer3.0 CR 635S Strategic Planning3.0 CR 550S Leadership Skills3.0View Course Descriptions Admissions Criteria Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or an equivalent international institutionCumulative GPA of 3.0 (graduate degree GPAs will be considered along with the undergraduate GPA)At least two years of relevant professional experienceRequired DocumentsWith multiple ways to submit documents, Drexel makes it easy to complete your application. Learn more by visiting our Completing Your Application Guide.A completed applicationOfficial transcripts from all universities or colleges and other post-secondary educational institutions (including trade schools) attendedTwo professional letters of recommendationOne from your immediate supervisor and one from another qualified individual (not a peer) who can comment on your ability to succeed in the programEssay on past successes, goals and objectives for seeking the degreeResumeAdditional requirements for International StudentsA telephone interview may be required as part of the admission process 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 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 MS in Clinical Research Organization & Management Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! or Any problems? Find help or contact us.