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Clinical Research Administration Program FAQs

How long does it take to complete this program?
The 36-credit hour master’s degree can be completed in two years. The 18-credit graduate certificate can be completed in two years.

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How is the Clinical Research Administration program different from your other health science programs?
Clinical Research Administration is focused on the skills required to strategically lead in the clinical environment in roles related to conducting clinical trials, reviewing and analyzing research, and creating effective clinical development plans for your health care organization.

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Does this program require any on-site residencies?
GW’s online Clinical Research Administration graduate program does not require any on-site residencies.

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What is the tuition for the online Clinical Research Administration program?
Our flexible, online graduate programs are offered at a competitive rate of $895 per credit hour. At 36 credits, the tuition for an online master’s degree program totals $32,220. The 18-credit graduate certificate costs $16,110. Tuition rates are subject to change without notice.

What are the admission requirements for this program?
GW requires master’s degree candidates to meet a few basic and professional competencies. Candidates must have:

  • A bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Relevant work experience in clinical research or a related field

For proof of a qualifying degree, applicants should submit transcripts from every college and university attended. Candidates must also submit a résumé, statement of purpose and two letters of recommendation at the time of application.

Military and international students’ requirements differ. For full details, please see the Military Students and International Students pages.

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