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Clinical Trials Management and Regulatory Compliance


Courses in the Clinical Trials Management and Regulatory Compliance certificate use real-world clinical trials to reinforce your foundational knowledge and accelerate your career in clinical research. They will teach you to: 

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

Program Structure

  • The program consists of six core requirements with a flexible sequential course progression
  • Students can complete the certificate in as little as three quarters
  • Class sizes range from ten to twenty students per course
  • Classes are offered remotely

Remote Course Structure

  • Each course is five weeks in length
  • All online courses begin on a Monday with a full week of self-study activities in Canvas, our learning management system
  • Weekly, self-paced learning and materials are time-sensitive and must be completed within required timeframes
  • Weekly, self-paced learning in Canvas leads to one synchronous session per week
  • When registering for a course, "Online self-paced" refers to the course's beginning and end dates, "Online fixed dates" refer to synchronous sessions.
  • Synchronous sessions are conducted through Zoom
  • Attendance to synchronous sessions is mandatory

Core Courses

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Ready to accelerate your career in the clinical trials industry?

Apply to the Clinical Trials and Research Management certificate program at the University of Chicago. 

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Alumni Scholarship Program

Allows graduates of professional development certificate programs to receive a 20% scholarship on:

  • Any additional elective from the same certificate
  • Any single new certificate course that does not require a prerequisite
  • Any additional full certificate program: every course of the program (application is required; fee will be waived)
Contact Karine Bravais for more information