Certificate in Clinical Trials

Develop and Conduct Important Drug and Device Testing


Program Details

  • Location: UW Seattle
  • Duration: 8 months
  • Cost: $4,212 (noncredit)
    $8,595 (credit)

Next start date:

September 25, 2024

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About this Program

Conducting clinical trials is an essential part of developing new pharmaceuticals and medical devices. With the large range and volume of studies required today, the field offers plenty of career opportunities for applying your skills to make a significant impact on our medical system.

In this three-course certificate program, you’ll gain a thorough understanding of the concepts that guide the design and implementation of different types of clinical trials. We’ll study the fundamental scientific, ethical, regulatory and economic principles connected with biomedical research. You’ll also explore the ethics involved in clinical trials, including the protection of human subjects and the integrity of data.

Designed For

Professionals who work in biomedical research and clinical trials and those who want to enter the field.

Choose From Noncredit and Credit Options

By completing this certificate program, you can earn up to 9 credits toward degree requirements should you later be accepted into the Master of Science in Biomedical Regulatory Affairs. To use these credits, you must enroll in the credit version of the certificate program and obtain graduate nonmatriculated status before you register for the first course. The certificate also has a noncredit option if you don’t plan to pursue a graduate degree.

Learn More

This program is offered by the UW School of Pharmacy. For more information and to apply, visit the Certificate in Clinical Trials on the Master of Science in Biomedical Regulatory Affairs website.

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