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Clinical Research Management

University of North Texas Health Science Center

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
9825 USD/year
9825 USD/year
3275 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

We offer a master degree in Clinical Research Management at the University of North Texas Health Science Center. Clinical research involves the testing and determining the safety and efficacy of new unapproved products, including pharmaceuticals, devices and biologics in human subjects.

Overview

Clinical trials in humans (volunteers and patients) are required before marketing approval by regulatory authorities such as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). 

At the University of North Texas Health Science Center we offer a master degree in Clinical Research Management. The law that governs clinical research is spelled out in Chapter 21 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). In addition to requiring and legislating clinical trials, regulatory authorities define the standards by which clinical trials are to be conducted. These standards are known as Good Clinical Practices (GCPs).

In depth knowledge of the CFR and GCP guidelines as well as international guidelines specifically as they relate to protection of human rights, prevention and detection of fraud and the use of sound scientific principles, is a fundamental requirement for clinical research professionals. These individuals are key personnel involved in the conduct of clinical trials which, in turn, are pivotal in getting new products approved and on the market.

What can I do with a graduate degree in Clinical Research Management?

  • Well-trained clinical research professionals are in high demand. 
  • The tremendous increase in medical technology and information in the last decade has resulted in an explosion of potential new drugs, devices and biologics that must be tested before being released for use by the public. 
  • The profession is constantly challenged to improve and streamline the clinical research programs in order to shorten the development timelines and control the cost for new product development.

Programme Structure

  • The master’s program in Clinical Research Management provides a strong foundation upon which to build or advance a career. 
  • The rigorous curriculum focuses on providing students a broad-based view of the biomedical sciences, as well as in depth knowledge of regulatory requirements (CFR, GCP), ethical issues, and both the medical writing and administrative skills necessary to conduct clinical research. 
  • As part of the program, all students will complete an internship practicum in clinical studies and use this experience to write the internship practicum report pursuant to receiving the Master of Science (MS) degree. The average time to complete the degree is eighteen months with full-time enrollment.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The admissions committee will review all applicants for acceptance into the MS program in Clinical Research Management. A student must have a bachelor’s degree and must meet the general admission requirements as described in the catalog in effect at the time of application.
  • The student will be assigned a major professor and an advisory committee consisting of the major professor and and an advisory committee consisting of the mentor and two other graduate faculty members. The names of these individuals will be filed on the designation of advisory committee form with the GSBS Office of Student Services. A degree plan must also be filed at this time.
  • After the course work has been completed, the student will enroll in Internship Practicum (BMSC 5697). The student will complete a six-month unpaid internship at a site previously approved by the graduate school. The student is responsible for transportation to and from the site. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9825 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9825 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    9825 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9825 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    3275 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3275 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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