Founded in 2014, the Clinical Trials Design and Research Graduate Certificate provides individuals a formal opportunity to further their knowledge in clinical trial design.
Along with our Clinical Trials Design and Research certificate, we offer a Masters in Pharmaceutical Sciences with an emphasis on Pharmaceutics/Drug Development as well as the Global Regulatory Affairs in Drug Development certificate. These three options are all online, asynchronous and available to part-time and full-time students.
All credits taken as part of this certificate may be subsequently applied toward the Masters in Drug Development Sciences.
Students take this program to deepen their knowledge of various aspects of drug development, including regulatory, pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, medical device, contract research organizations, contract laboratories, manufacturing, as well as academic health centers and research institutions.
Many students come from companies in the drug development field with diverse backgrounds. Whether you have a pharmacy, medical, nursing, biology, neuroscience, or business, an MSDD degree can advance your career in all phases of research from preclinical to clinical and beyond.
Learn from a renowned group of full-time faculty members from the University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy, College of Medicine, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and adjunct faculty from regional and national pharmaceutical industries and contract research organizations.
The College of Pharmacy faculty have a strong track record of research and mentoring in drug development research (molecular pharmacology, biomarkers, pharmacokinetics, drug safety (including mechanistic bases for drug-drug interactions/adverse drug reactions), and formulation of novel drugs.
The Clinical Trials Design and Research Graduate Certificate is typically completed in 2 semesters or less than 1 year based on taking 2 courses per semester, which is the average pace.
For the Clinical Trials Design and Research Graduate Certificate, a grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.00 or foreign equivalent is recommended.
Please visit the Admissions Requirements page for more information.
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