Clinical Trials Management and Regulatory Compliance

Accelerate your career in clinical research using real-world case studies.

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At a Glance

9 months to 3 years
$1,400 per course
$8,400 for certificate

The Clinical Trials Management and Regulatory Compliance certificate program will teach you to master the clinical trials process, giving you the tools you need to lead clinical research studies.

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The University of Chicago’s professional development certificate in Clinical Trials Management and Regulatory Compliance offers rigorous clinical research training on US regulatory practices and standards in nine to twelve months, part-time. Using real-world case studies, this online program with synchronous sessions equips students with the skills they need to lead clinical research studies. The broad curriculum covers the procedure cycle and administration of the entire clinical trials process, preparing those who complete the program with the ability to initiate clinical research studies, apply monitoring methods, and write exemplary documents and reports.

Designed For

Designed for early or mid-career professionals with an interest in clinical research who desire a career in regulatory compliance, medical writing, site management, or data analysis in the pharmaceutical industry, at a clinical research organization, or with an academic institution.

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What can you learn from our Clinical Trials and Regulatory Compliance certificate program?

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Career Outlook

The global clinical trials market—currently valued at 46.8 billion dollars—is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.1% over the next seven years. The field is thriving. Key drivers like the globalization of clinical trials and new, personalized treatments continue to impact market growth, while demand for skilled professionals widens the job market: the need for clinical trials professionals will continue to outpace that for similar roles.

$ 81 k

The average base pay for a clinical research associate is $80,755 per year.  

Potential Job Titles for Clinical Trials Professionals

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

I learned so much about the clinical research field: regulations, how drug research is conducted, and the different positions involved in running a clinical trial. The Clinical Trials Management and Regulatory Compliance certificate helped me expand on my current job knowledge and gave me a bigger picture of research.

Danuta Dakala, Clinical Trials Certificate Recipient

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