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 graduates to succeed in the complex pharmaceutical and healthcare industries Interactive online platform challenges and engages students 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.org 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 DocumentsA 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.How to Submit Supporting Documents Tuition The tuition rate for the academic year 2014-2015 is $1005 per credit. This rate applies only to new online matriculated students. Students receiving special tuition plans with Drexel Online may not combine them with other tuition benefits that may be available from Drexel University. This program is not currently eligible for Federal Financial Aid, however, we offer tuition reduction through our network of partner companies and organizations, and for Drexel University alumni and those in the military. Academic Calendar Term Classes Begin Classes End Fall 2014 August 11, 2014 December 12, 2014 Spring 2015 January 5, 2015 May 8, 2015 Summer 2015 May 11, 2015 July 24, 2015 Apply today for a Certificate of Study in Clinical Research Apply now to begin your application for obtaining a Drexel degree online! Any problems? Find help or contact us.