Arizona State University

College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation

Master of Science in Clinical Research Management



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Clinical Research Management

Format: Online

Program Description:

The ASU online Master of Science in Clinical Research Management (CRM) attracts nurses and health care professionals nationally and internationally for advanced education as clinical research professionals in the diverse and complex clinical research industry. The role of clinical research managers (CRM) is rapidly expanding. The career field is particularly suited for nurses, physicians, and other health care professionals. Health care professionals from fields outside of nursing may complete the curriculum to obtain the MS in CRM, with completion of stated prerequisites. The CRM specialty takes a trans-disciplinary approach in providing an education strong in commercial and fiscal practices of conducting clinical research, ethical and regulatory aspects of research, and overall management of clinical drug, biological, and medical device trials. This program is unique in that it integrates principles of innovation and entrepreneurship for adoption into clinical research. The program is designed to be flexible and conducive to the adult learner; part-time study is available. This 33-semester-hour program is offered online with an initial three- or four-day immersion/practicum program. A six semester-hour capstone clinical research project is required.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Financial support is available in the form of scholarships, grants, loans and outside resources. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid.
ASU FAFSA Code: 001081.

Locale: Midsize City

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