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Applied Clinical Research

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Program Title

Applied Clinical Research

Degree Designation

GC

Award Type

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate

Program Level

Graduate

Instruction Mode

On Campus

Program Description

The graduate certificate in Applied Clinical Research offers foundational courses in clinical research for medical devices. This graduate certificate is designed for those working in the medical device industry and those looking to enter this industry, including new graduates and working professionals, who will benefit from a basic education in medical device related clinical research requirements. The certificate is also an efficient transition option for students seeking the MS degree in Clinical Research.

College/School

College of Science and Engineering

Status

Active

Admission Requirements

What previous degree and/or experience is required prior to admission to this program?

Bachelors Degree

Minimum undergraduate GPA for admission

2.75

Other requirements applicants MUST complete prior to admission.

A baccalaureate degree in science, engineering, math, statistics, nursing or other appropriate and relevant area is required.

For application, prospective students are required to submit resume and personal statement of interest.

The GRE is not required.

Admissions process.

Interview required

Required GPA for graduation

3

Number of credits in program

17

Requirements

Free Form Requisites

Admissions Requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in engineering, science, biochemistry, biostatistics, public health, nursing or other appropriate and relevant areas is recommended.

  • Admission to the SCSU Graduate School.

  • The GRE is not required.

Notes

2.75

Graduate Plan B

Comments: 17

Core: Graduate Certificate Program

Electives: (14 Credits) ACR 620, ACR 622, ACR 624, ACR 628, ACR 641

Research: Choose 3 credits from the following: ACR 626, ACR 634

See program website for additional information.

Program Learning Outcomes

Outcome

Knowledge of scientific concepts relative to the design of medical device clinical trials

Outcome

Synthesize and Apply Principles of Clinical Research Design and Conduct

Outcome

Critique and Describe History of Protections and Regulations

Outcome

Knowledge of ethical considerations, and subject protection and safety aspects when conducting medical device clinical trials

Outcome

Knowledge of how medical devices are developed and regulated

Outcome

Manage Logistics and Scientific Requirements of Clinical Trials

Outcome

Knowledge of clinical research operations, including study management, GCP compliance, safety management and investigational product handling

Outcome

Synthesize and Apply Ethical Practices in Clinical Research

Outcome

Appraise the Stakeholders of Clinical Research

Outcome

Knowledge of clinical study site management

Outcome

Demonstrate Effective Professional Communication and Problem Solving Skills

Outcome

Knowledge of clinical research leadership and professionalism

Outcome

Knowledge of data management, including acquisition, source verification, quality control, database management and data analysis

Outcome

Knowledge of elements encompassing verbal and written communication skills, and the fundamentals of teamwork.

Degree Maps

Major Code

8198

Program Code

345222015