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Clinical Research Coordinator


Learn to manage clinical research trials involving human subjects while preparing to take the Association of Clinical Research Professionals certification exam.  This program is designed for students with a bachelor’s degree and professionals working in related fields, but is open all students. 

Program/Major Codes: CRTCTC/CTC

What can I do with this degree?

Career Options: Seek an entry-level position or career advancement in hospitals, medical centers, universities, or private research groups. 

Academic Options:  Complete the additional courses needed to earn the Clinical Research Coordinator AAS degree.

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Program Requirements

Program Prerequisites

Complete the following courses with a grade of "C" or better before enrolling in this program:

BIO 160IN‚ Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology (may be taken concurrently with CRC 101 with instructor or program coordinator permission) 4
CSA 101‚ Computer Fundamentals *
Subtotal 4

General Education Requirements

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses.**

Required Core Courses

Course # Course Title Credits
CRC 101 Foundations of Clinical Research 3
CRC 201 Clinical Research Regulatory Compliance 3
CRC 230 Introduction to Clinical Research Study Protocol 2
CRC 240 Pharmacology for Clinical Trials 4
CRC 250 Clinical Research Site Coordination and Management 3
CRC 260IN Lab Skills and Professional Practice 3
CRC 291 Clinical Research Coordinator Internship 3
Subtotal 21

Required Support Courses

Course # Course Title Credit
CSA 101 Computer Fundamentals 3
MAT 122*** Intermediate Algebra
SPE 120 Business and Professional Communication 3
WRT 101 Writing I [SUN# ENG 1101] 3
Subtotal 12

* Credits are counted in the Required Support Courses.

** General education requirements are fulfilled by required support courses: Communication Requirement - WRT 101 fulfills this requirement; Analysis & Critical Thinking - MAT 122 fulfills this requirement.

*** MAT142, 144, 151, 182, 187, 220 may be substituted for MAT 122.