MSAST in Clinical Trials Management

The Master of Science in Applied Science and Technology degree program in Clinical Trials Management prepares students for advancement in clinical research and those preparing for transition into the field. The 36-credit program is offered completely online and was designed for working professionals by pharmaceutical, biotechnology and contract research organization experts who work in the clinical research field.

The program can be completed in less than two years on a part-time basis and without the need for students to sacrifice their professional and personal responsibilities. Online courses are delivered asynchronously, so students can access and complete their assignments on their own schedule and set their own pace.

Graduates learn the fundamentals of the clinical trials environment, study design and management and develop expertise in the day-to-day decision making required in the clinical research work environment. Each course includes exercises designed to further enhance drug development knowledge through reading, interactive discussions between students and mentors and assignments that mirror workplace requirements.

Area of Study Requirements Credits
CTM-510: Introduction to Clinical Trials Research and Drug Development 3
CTM-520: Clinical Trials Research: Practice to Policy 3
CTM-530: Introduction to Clinical Trials Data Management 3
CTM-540: Ethical Issues and Regulatory Principles in Clinical Trials 3
Total 12 Credits

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