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Why learn clinical trial management?

5,000

Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC)/Clinical Research Associate (CRA) job vacancies in 2018

10-15%

 growth rate in those vacancies by 2026

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Why this program?

What you'll leave with

Worcester State  University Clinical Trial Management certificate

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Portfolio of projects including your own standard operating procedures for interpreting study protocols, patient recruitment, informed consent and site visit preparations

Interested in hearing more about how to transition to a career in clinical trial management? 

Speak with our team. 

What you'll learn

About Worcester State University

Worcester State University is a liberal arts and sciences university with a long tradition of academic excellence. Our students receive a variety of multi-disciplinary opportunities enabling them to explore their academic interests and prepare for their careers. Our students take on real-world challenges with portfolios that include critical thinking, teamwork, problem solving, communication, technology and global awareness skills. We offer 60 undergraduate majors and minors, 29 master’s degrees, post-baccalaureate certificates, and graduate programs, and real-time access to online, noncredit professional training. Our accreditation by the New England Commission on Higher Education, Inc. (NECHE), formerly the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), demonstrates that our liberal arts and sciences curriculum meets or exceeds its criteria for assessment of quality.

Worcester State University Clinical Trial Management

Learn clinical trial management in just 16 weeks

Class begins October 2nd

 

Hear Directly From Our Students

I wanted to gain the tools necessary to get a better job, to get financial freedom, and to get a better handle on what I wanted to do and what I wanted to be"

— DANIEL G., FALL 2019

— DAWDU, FALL 2019

I'm building that confidence more and more to take on more challenges and have a better understanding of what coding means, what JavaScript means and what problem solving means"

This was the best experience of my life and I learned more than I ever expected to.  I met so many great people along the way and I will have these memories and these experiences forever"

— SASHA G., FALL 2019

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A firm grasp of the scientific concepts of research design, including the writing of clinical protocols and study reports

A deep understanding of the ethical and participant safety considerations in clinical research

Critical insights into the investigational products development and the FDA regulations that govern biomedical products

A strong comprehension of Good Clinical Practices, both as conceptual and applied guidelines

An extensive knowledge of clinical study site management, including study coordination and site monitoring

An appreciation of data management techniques and informatics tools

An embodiment of leadership and professionalism in clinical research

A facility in communication and teamwork across different stakeholder groups

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A network of clinical research coordinators and clinical research associates with industry experience

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Erik Kupferberg, Ph.D.

Clinical Trial Management  Instructor at Stack Education

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Loralie Brennan

Course Instructor 

Manager, Clinical Research Coordinator Training, Mass General Hospital


Peggy Yu

Program Director

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Accessibility

Full tuition

Pay full tuition at the start of the program and receive $250 off

$9,995

Income Share Agreement

Make flexible payments once you're above a minimum income

$0

Tuition and financing

Installment plan

Pay tuition in four payments during the bootcamp with no interest

$1,873-$2,373

per month

Student loan

Choose when you start paying and how much based on your credit history and finances

$150-$250

per month

Stack Education empowers colleges & universities to offer industry-driven, industry-taught courses, helping students of all ages learn the skills and earn the experience they need for the modern economy. Our programming is unique as we use local industry experts to teach our classes and provide an industry project in partnership with a local business. Our proprietary Professional Acceleration Program curriculum (PACC) envelops our program and gives students the necessary capabilities and skills required to thrive in business and in life. Stack Education is headquartered in Boston, MA.  

About Stack Education

350+

direct employers in the United States competing for CRA/CRC talent

The Clinical Trial Management Certificate Program is a part-time 16-week course that gives you the technical skills and experience you need to be a part of the next medical breakthrough.

In this accelerated course, you will learn the fundamentals of Good Clinical Practices, clinical site management, and site monitoring from industry experts using a case-based method of instruction.  Our interactive approach is ideal for rehearsing the common interactions among drug company sponsors, principal investigators, regulatory bodies, study coordinators, monitors and contract research organizations.  Upon finishing our program, you will be able to hit the ground running as a CRC or CRA.

Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC)

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Clinical Research Associate (CRA)

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Relevant skills for

Designed to fit 

a work schedule

Classes meet three times per week from 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. All classes will be held 100% online.

Taught by industry 

instructors

Learn from experienced clinical trial managers. They’ll not only teach you the fundamentals, but the updates, tips, & tricks they learn daily.

Learn by 

doing

Apply the new concepts and skills you learn in practical exercises, ongoing activities and real-world projects.

 

About the course

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Course instructor, Loralie Brennen and Peggy Yu, CEO, talk all things Clinical Trial Management

Learn about the day in the life of a CRC, the important qualities of the role and more as Peggy Yu, our CEO, interviews Chinonso Singleton, Director of Clinical Research Training at Delricht Research.

A day in the life of a CRC

Advance 

your career

Our Professional Acceleration Program will help you take the next step on your unique professional journey, teaching and reinforcing the essential soft skills that will help you get the job you want. Learn the practical know-how of how to build a portfolio, network and interview for a job, through games and hands-on exercises.

 

12 Weeks career coaching 

and mentoring support

Upon graduation from the program, our career mentors will guide you in your career growth and job search, and help you connect with the right people and companies along the way. utilize the Stack Network to help you find a job, and make sure you are prepared to get the job you seek.

 
  Clinical Research Coordinator (CRC) Clinical Research Associate (CRA)
Salary $54-58k $70-74k*-
Helps Ensure that Trial is Ethical, Efficient and Effective
Works for Hospital or Clinical Site
Works for Drug Company or Clinical Research Organization
Works Primarily with Patients
Works Primarily with Documents
Carries Out Protocol
Monitors for Protocol Deviations
Conducts Informed Consent Process
Ensures that Informed Consent was Conducted Accurately
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Beyond the code

During the program, our Professional Acceleration Program will help you take the next step on your unique professional journey, teaching and reinforcing the essential soft skills that will help you get the job you want. Upon graduation from the bootcamp, our career mentors will guide you in your career growth and job search, and help you connect with the right people and companies along the way. 

During the program

Professional Acceleration Program

  • Individualized and immediate feedback
  • Understanding your unique personal journey
  • Practical know-how and exercises
  • Professional coaching and counseling

After the program

Career support

  • 12 weeks of personalized career counseling
  • Help building and growing your professional network
  • Mentoring

Meet the team

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Early registration discount deadlines

8/1/2021

$1000

$700

8/15/2021

$500

9/1/2021

Register early for up to $1000 off the total cost of tuition