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MSN in Clinical Trials Research

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Friday, May 22, 2015 Apply Now

Drexel University's online accredited MSN in Clinical Trials Research provides nurses with an opportunity to become leaders in an exciting and constantly-expanding field. This program, developed by Drexel’s top-ranked College of Nursing and Health Professions, is ideal for nurses interested in a career of leading medical innovation through creative problem-solving.

Drexel University’s online MSN in Clinical Trials Research provides students with knowledge and skills in several critical areas including phases of clinical research investigation, new drug approval processes, drug protocol development, budgeting for clinical trials, informed consent, patient and family issues, business management and marketing for clinical trials, and applying FDA rules and regulations.

Key Program Features:

  • Fully accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)*
  • An experienced and board certified faculty from Drexel’s acclaimed College of Nursing and Health Professions that is actively involved in modern clinical research
  • A highly-interactive e-Learning format that challenges and engages students
  • Flexible scheduling of clinical practicum in a variety of settings

Many potential employers exist outside of the hospital environment and in the community or private practices, especially with pharmaceutical and other scientific companies that produce, test and market new products. Drexel’s online MSN program trains nurses for a variety of roles in clinical trials research in multi-faceted settings. Graduates of this program go on to succeed in a wide range of professions:

  • Research Coordinators
  • Clinical Scientists
  • Clinical Trials Managers
  • Research Developers

Nurses are in high-demand across the clinical research industry - especially seasoned nurses who have expertise in one or more clinical areas. Put your years of clinical knowledge and expertise to work toward improving medicine and public health with an advanced degree in clinical trials research from Drexel University.


If you have any additional questions regarding this program, please contact: 

Redian Furxhiu
Student Services Manager
(267) 359-5691

*The master's programs at Drexel University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 887-6791.  

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