Post-baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Research

VCU Wright Center's 12-credit, post-baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Research educates students in the conduct of clinical research studies and trials.

The certificate focuses upon foundational knowledge and skills necessary to understand: basic clinical research and trial study design, statistics and data management; ethical principles to respect and protect the rights and welfare of individuals participating in clinical research; and select regulations and guidelines to guide activities related to new biopharmaceutical and medical device product development.

Learning Objectives

Students will develop the essential knowledge and understanding to organize, coordinate and administer clinical research studies and trials by working with participants in a culturally-aware manner, supporting and performing quality data collection and applying ethical, regulatory and compliance requirements. Students who complete the certificate will be well-prepared as effective and successful members of the clinical research workforce.

Scientific concepts and research design
Ethical and participant safety considerations
Medicines development and regulation
Clinical trial operations
Study and site management
Data management and informatics
Leadership and professionalism
Communication and teamwork
On demand

Submitted by Jackie Kruszewski on Wed, 06/17/2020 - 14:58 . Last modified on 01/21/2021