Feb 28, 2024
This program is being phased out effective Spring 2023.
As of March 21, 2023, No new students will be accepted into this program.
**Students currently in these programs will be able to complete their coursework by the summer of 2026. If a student is not planning to complete by that time, they are encouraged to reach out to their advisor to review other major options.
The Advanced Technical Certificate is designed for the student who wishes to transition into the Clinical Research field as a career-change. To be admitted to the Advanced Technical Certificate, the student must hold an Associate or Baccalaureate degree.
With this award, you may seek jobs such as:
Clinical Research Coordinator
Clinical Research Coordinator A.A.S.
Total Credit Hours Required: 31
*** denotes Milestone course(s)
A milestone course is a course that is critical for success in this program as determined by the Faculty of the Alamo Colleges District.
Additional Program Information
The Clinical Research Coordinator program prepares students for careers managing research studies conducted in the development of new drugs and medical devices. Graduates will have the knowledge, skills and abilities to coordinate clinical trial activities and will understand applicable laws and standards inherent in Good Clinical Practice (GCP). The training emphasizes an understanding of the interactions and relationships between key members of the clinical research industry. The program is designed to prepare for entry-level employment in a variety of venues such as: research sites in medical centers, hospitals, pharmaceutical and biotech companies or contract research organizations (CROs).
A course may be used only once to fulfill degree requirements.
The student is encouraged to carefully examine requirements at the transfer institution. Requirements vary from institution to institution and can change from one year to the next.
Program CIP: 51.0719
Major Code: CRSH
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