• Anytime
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As a clinical researcher, you bring the latest breakthroughs from the lab to the world. During the Master of Clinical Research, Boston program offered by the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, you can study part-time or full-time, online or on campus in less than two years. You’ll learn from executives with experience in drugs, devices and biologics, healthcare and policy, in face-to-face settings. 

You’ll graduate with broad knowledge of clinical research topics, including bioethics and regulations, product (drug, device, biologic, etc.) development, biostatistics, research methodology, protocol design, proposal development, clinical trial management, and regulatory affairs. And you’ll join a substantial network of alumni who work in the industry as you build your career.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Pharmaceutical R&D: From Discovery to Market
  • Research Methodology and Development of Protocols and Proposals
  • Conducting Clinical Research Studies 
  • Graduate Project in Clinical Research
  • Statistics in Clinical Research
  • Laws and Regulations Governing Human Research 

Detailed Programme Facts

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    Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply early, as space is limited.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

For admission to the program, an applicant must have:

  • Baccalaureate degree in related field preferred
  • Experience, interest or current employment in a research field

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1235 USD/credit
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  • National

    1235 USD/credit
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Online tuition fee - $960/credit hour.

Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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