Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trials Recruitment Sciences
Rutgers University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Clinical Trials Recruitment Sciences program was designed specifically to assist the biopharmaceutical employee in developing and validating strategies for clinical trial subject recruitment and retention as the competition for study subjects increases along with the number of clinical trials performed.  The curriculum provides a solid understanding of the Patient Recruitment Science discipline and prepares students to apply strategies learned in order to reduce drug cycle time.  
Required courses are:
  • Overview of Disease Processes and Treatment
  • Regulatory and Ethical Requirements in Clinical Investigation
  • Principles of Subject Recruitment and Retention


  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in or entry level degree appropriate for a student’s health professions disciplines
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  • License, certification, or registration in one’s respective health care field, if applicable
  • Background in health-related professions, however, those without a background in health-related professions may be considered

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education