Clinical Trials Management and Regulatory Compliance

Clinical Trials Management and Regulatory Compliance

Career Outcomes and Resources for Clinical Trials Certificate Students

With the global clinical trials market size valued at USD 40.0 billion in 2016 and expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.7% in the upcoming years, the field of clinical research is thriving. As key drivers like the globalization of clinical trials and new personalized-medicine treatments continue to impact market growth, Research and Markets forecasts that the global clinical trial service market is primed to reach more than $64 billion by 2020, up from $38.4 billion at present.

Having been ranked fourth on a list of “Best Jobs in America” by CNN in 2012, the role of clinical research associate was called a “great career choice” by Verywell Health, with growth projected to outpace similar jobs by 36.4% in the ten year period from 2012-2022, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Potential Employers for Clinical Trials Students

  • Pharmaceutical companies (Abbott, Abbvie, Takeda)
  • Hospitals/universities
  • CROs (Johnson & Johnson)

Job Titles for Clinical Trials Professionals

  • Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC)
  • Data Manager
  • Clinical Research Manager
  • Research Nurse
  • Analyst

Average Salary of a Clinical Research Associate

According to Payscale and Glassdoor, average base pay for Clinical Research Associate is around $64,000