Clinical Trial Sciences

Rutgers University

M.Sc. Online
24 months
736 USD/credit
736 USD/credit
736 USD/credit
Tuition fee
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The online Clinical Trial Sciences program from Rutgers University brings the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries together with academics in a partnership to develop career-enhancing educational opportunities for existing or future biopharmaceutical employees.


Through a master’s degree or a post-baccalaureate certificate, you will become a clinical research professional with a thorough understanding of the increasingly complex drug and device development process. 

Our Clinical Trial Sciences program from Rutgers University prepares students to work in the biopharmaceutical industries, regulatory agencies, contract research organizations or academia with the primary objective of assisting with the execution and reporting of clinical drug and device trials. Students will become familiar with clinical trial fundamentals, comprehensive understanding of the regulatory and legal framework guiding the planning, execution, completion and reporting of clinical trials and to be able to perform specific duties based on the student’s area of specialization.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Multiple Analyses in Clinical Trials
  • Data Interpretation
  • Overview of Disease Processes and Treatment
  • Adverse Event Reporting & Postmarketing Activities
  • Principles of Pharmacovigilance: Regulations & Drug Safety Reporting
  • Risk Management Tools
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Signal Detection & Quantifying Risk
  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Analyzing Clinical Data for Adverse Events

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Completed application form
  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals who can assess your professional ability and potential for successful graduate program study.
  • A 250 word statement stating your short-term and long-term career goals. Attach as a supporting document to your online application.
  • $65.00 application fee (non-refundable).
  • Official transcript from highest degree attained.
  • Resume indicating employment and educational background. Attach as supporting document to your online application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    736 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 736 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    736 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 736 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    736 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 736 USD per credit and a duration of 24 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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Clinical Trial Sciences
Rutgers University


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