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Clinical Research Coordinator


Learn to manage clinical research trials involving human subjects while preparing to take the Association of Clinical Research Professionals certification exam.  This program is designed for students with a bachelor’s degree and professionals working in related fields, but is open all students. 

Selective Admissions Program: In order to be fully admitted to this program, you must fulfill the requirements listed in Program Admissions. See an advisor for details.

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options: Seek an entry-level position or career advancement in hospitals, medical centers, universities, or private research groups. 

Academic Options:  Complete the additional courses needed to earn the Clinical Research Coordinator AAS degree.

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Program Requirements

Program Prerequisites

Complete the following courses with a grade of "C" or better before enrolling in this program:

CIS/CSA 104‚ Computer Fundamentals *
Subtotal *

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
CRC 101 Foundations of Clinical Research 3
CRC 110 Clinical Research Common Terminology 3
CRC 201 Clinical Research Regulatory Compliance 3
CRC 230 Introduction to Clinical Research Study Protocol 2
CRC 240 Pharmacology for Clinical Trials 4
CRC 250 Clinical Research Site Coordination and Management 3
CRC 260IN Lab Skills and Professional Practice 3
CRC 291 Clinical Research Coordinator Internship 3
Subtotal 24

Required Support Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credit
BIO 160IN Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology 4
CIS/CSA 104 Computer Fundamentals 3
MAT 122*** Intermediate Algebra 3
CMN 120 Business and Professional Communication 3
WRT 101 Writing I [SUN# ENG 1101] 3
Subtotal 16

* Credits are counted in the Required Support Courses.

** General education requirements are fulfilled by required support courses: Communication Requirement - WRT 101; Analysis & Critical Thinking - MAT 122.

*** MAT 142, 151, 188, 189 or 220 may be substituted for MAT 122.