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We offer three degree options in Clinical Rearch Administration: our Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences (BSHS) programs: a standard undergraduate degree and two dual degree programs. We also offer two graduate-level programs, a Graduate Certificate and a Master of Science in Health Sciences (MSHS).

BSHS (Standard)

Clinical Research Administration is a vast and expanding field that involves the processes in which products (drugs, devices, biologics) and treatment protocols are developed for improving patient care. The online BSHS in Clinical Research Administration prepares health sciences professionals to participate in the industry of developing new therapeutics.

We know that working adult students need classes with a flexible schedule to balance their professional, personal, and educational responsibilities. In order to meet this need, all courses are conducted online and offered in a flexible, asynchronous format.

BSHS (Dual Degrees)

Clinical Research Administration continues to evolve into a more global and complex set of integrated research and business processes. The online dual degree programs provide students with the knowledge, abilities, and vision to move health sciences organizations effectively into the future. For professionals who need to complete a bachelor’s program but are also thinking about graduate study, the online dual degree program is a perfect fit!

This multi-level dual degree program offers academically qualified individuals a seamless and accelerated pathway for completing both the online BSHS and the online MSHS. Dual Degree students have the option of completing the MSHS in Clinical Research Administration or the MSHS in Regulatory Affairs.

Select a dual degree option to meet your professional needs. We offer:

  • BSHS and MSHS in Clinical Research Administration
  • BSHS in Clinical Research Administration and MSHS in Regulatory Affairs

Graduate Certificate and MSHS

The online Graduate Certificate and MSHS Programs in Clinical Research Administration prepares health sciences professionals to participate in the science and business of developing new therapeutics for improving patient care.

The rigorous curriculum focuses on regulatory requirements, ethical issues, processes for product development, the business of clinical research, and scientific method processes for product development.

All courses are conducted online and offered in a flexible, asynchronous format to meet the needs of busy professionals. This layout provides a convenient option for self-disciplined and self-directed students to pursue the program and prepare for professional advancement while continuing their professional and personal commitments.

Moreover, all courses from the Graduate Certificate are transferable into the MSHS in Clinical Research Administration.

Accreditation

GW recognizes the importance of maintaining accreditation by appropriate academic and professional agencies and organizations. We believe that ongoing accreditation of the University, its schools, departments, and programs enhances our reputation as a center of academic excellence and as a trusted provider of educational and professional preparation. This is important to prospective and current students, as well as to our alumni.

The George Washington University is:

  • Accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, the regional accrediting agency
  • On the approved list of the American Association of University Women
  • Member of the College Board

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