Courses in the Clinical Trials Management and Regulatory Compliance certificate use real-world clinical trials case studies to reinforce the foundational clinical trials knowledge that will accelerate your career in clinical research.

Clinical Trials curriculum map

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Students must take 5 or 6 core courses, depending on experience:

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*For students with fewer than one year of clinical trials experience.

Clinical Trials students effectively:

  • Understand the entire clinical trials process, from the perspective of the clinical study site and the sponsor or monitor
  • Consider and maintain regulatory compliance practices and the ethical considerations of conducting clinical research
  • Initiate clinical research studies, apply monitoring methods, and write documents and reports

Program Structure and Class Formats

  • 5 required courses and 1 elective
  • Students can complete the certificate in as little as 3 quarters
  • Class sizes are small, ranging from 10-20 students per course
  • Classes are offered in two formats: online or in-person. Students may take all courses online or enroll in a combination of online and in-person courses.

Online classes

  • 3 to 5 weeks course length
  • Weekly live class sessions, offered weekday evenings and Saturday mornings
  • Between the weekly synchronous sessions, participants complete required readings, assignments, and self-study activities
  • Learn more about taking online courses

In-Person classes

  • Courses are offered in a convenient 3-day seminar format Wednesday-Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm at the University of Chicago Gleacher Center in downtown Chicago.

 

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