The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research Management is designed primarily for experienced professionals who already hold an advanced degree in a related health care field or in business, and who need a targeted cluster of courses in clinical research management for career enhancement. Candidates for the graduate certificate aspire toward leadership positions in academic research centers or related private sector organizations, especially the pharmaceutical industry.


Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research Management

The 21-unit certificate program consists of the following required courses:

CRM 500Fundamentals of Clinical Research Management3
CRM 512Advanced Data & Information Management in Health Sciences3
CRM 515Medical Writing for Clinical Research3
CRM 518Drug and Device Development3
CRM 520Trends in Health Care Policy3
CRM 522Compliance, Legal, and Regulatory Issues3
CRM 588Epidemiology for Clinical Research3
Total Units21

All courses must be completed with a minimum overall GPA of 3.0.
All courses must be taken at Washington University.

Course descriptions for the courses above can be found on the Master of Science in Clinical Research Management page of this Bulletin.