Certificate vs Master of Science

Two Great Program Options

In both programs, each course is offered online (synchronous) one evening per week. Students in both programs participate together during their scheduled time to form a critical mass and to foster a robust and enriching discussion between faculty and students.

Graduate Certificate Program

  • Fall & Spring
  • 16 credits
  • 4 Core Courses
  • Independent Study Project
  • Fully Online (synchronous)
  • Evening classes/flexible schedule
  • Who Would Benefit?
    • IRB Administrative Support
    • Regulatory Coordinators
    • Professionals with background in medical device industries, clinical research organizations or federal agencies

Master of Science Program

  • Fall, Spring, & Summer
  • 33 credits
  • 8 Core Courses
  • Capstone Project
  • Fully Online (synchronous)
  • Evening classes/flexible schedule
  • Who Would Benefit?
    • Clinical Faculty in Academic Medical Centers
    •  Investigators
    • Program Managers
    • Research Coordinators
    • Members of Institutional IRB Boards
    • Directors of Accredited Specialty/sub-specialty Training Programs