The Clinical Research Professional Certificate program is designed for students with a degree in nursing, pharmacology, or biological sciences who desire to move into clinical research positions in biomedical or other health-related companies. Graduates will work in research monitoring, clinical research coordination, clinical data management, and regulatory affairs. Classes include specific biomedical coursework, as well as statistics, pharmacology, and a field experience with a biomedical company. Students who have earned a Clinical Research Professional Certificate, and have one year clinical experience, are eligible to take the Certified Clinical Research Professional Exam through the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA).
Admission to the Clinical Research Professional Certificate Program requires approval of the Program Director and admission to ARCC. In addition, students must hold a completed RN (AS, AD, BSN) degree or a baccalaureate degree in pharmacology, biology or a related field. Please request official college transcripts to be sent to the Records and Registration Office prior to meeting with the Program Director.
To receive this certificate, submit a Certificate Application to the Records and Registration Office. Applications are available in Academic Advising Services, or the Records and Registration Offices on either campus.
College-level competence in English, writing, mathematics, and computer competency should be acquired before entering the BMED programs. All BMED Program requirements are offered at the Coon Rapids Campus.
Official Program Guide Sheet
Gainful Employment Disclosure Report