M.Sc. Online

Clinical Research Management

20 months
38650 USD/year
38650 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Clinical Research Management program of the Wake Forest University provides a holistic approach for students in clinical research. Designed for those working in or entering the clinical research field, this program expands participants’ knowledge of both the macro and micro aspects of the clinical research ecosystem and is focused on a vision to shape and impact the future of healthcare.


About the Program

The primary objective of the Clinical Research Management program of the Wake Forest University is to train and mentor well-qualified clinical research professionals and leaders that move the research and development process forward to advance health. Students will learn in an innovative, engaging, supportive, and interdisciplinary online environment. Graduates of the program are expected to:

  • Select and apply relevant scientific knowledge and language for conducting clinical research 
  • Critically analyze clinical research designs
  • Participate in the process of directing or partaking in effective clinical trials
  • Apply relevant ethical, regulatory, healthcare industry and organizational considerations in the conduct of clinical trials.
  • Lead individuals and teams using relevant management and leadership skills and knowledge
  • Apply skills, innovation, and professionalism to improve care, processes, and access to research and healthcare for all

This skill and knowledge can be applied to a variety of biomedical fields. Graduates from the program will be well-positioned to work in the biotechnology, device, and pharmaceutical industries, private and government research labs, academia, healthcare institutions, and dedicated clinical research organizations.

Programme Structure


  • Research Design and Methods in Clinical Research 
  • Data Analysis and Interpretation in Clinical Research
  • Leadership and Professionalism
  • Clinical Operations and Project Management
  • Medicines Development, Regulation, Industry
  • Clinical Studies Development

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines


35 SCH



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Personal statement
  • Transcript(s) from any school from which a degree was granted – Unofficial transcripts may be used for review, but official transcripts are required to enroll.
  • Letters of recommendation – 3 letters are required.
  • Resume/curriculum vitae.
  • Attestation of readiness for online learning.
  • Application fee ($100).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38650 USD per year during 20 months.
  • National

    38650 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38650 USD per year during 20 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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