Clinical Research

The certificate program in clinical research is designed for research coordinators, clinical research project managers, and other health professionals who want to learn how to implement and manage clinical research studies.

The program includes 16 credits and most courses can be completed online. We welcome full-time and part-time students. Certificate credits may transfer into the MS for eligible applicants.

Download the Program Brochure (PDF)

Advantages Of The Program

Career and impact focused. The MS program provides career development for physician-scientists, clinical scholars, and biomedical researchers. The certificate provides training for research coordinators and project managers.

Integrated Health Sciences. The U of M’s infrastructure of six health sciences schools, gives students the ability to learn from and work with a diverse array of health experts.

Exposure. Fellow students hold advanced doctoral-level degrees, embedding a rich network of colleagues that span health specializations and industries.

Flexible curriculum. Students tailor the program with courses that fit their training needs. Many courses are offered online.

Application Deadline

Fall term deadline: July 15
Spring term deadline: November 1
Summer term deadline: April 1

Contact Info

Enrollment and Program Development Manager
Kathryn Schwartz Eckhardt

Program Director
Russell Luepker,

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