Master of Science in Health Sciences / Clinical Research Administration
The George Washington University

Program Details

Program Description:

GW's online Master of Science in Health Science (MSHS) in Clinical Research Administration program prepares students to lead the business and science of clinical research. Students learn how to lead complex, dynamic organizations by competitively scanning the environment through health care policy analysis and creating elements of a health care enterprise strategic business plan with the opportunity to choose aspects from their own workplace. In addition, students develop their own leadership style.

Program Highlights:

  • Diverse Student Body: From clinical research coordinators to medical writers, the program draws upon its diverse student body of professionals from different clinical research stakeholder job roles.
  • Expanded Professional Network: Our practice-based graduate program faculty is comprised of exceptionally knowledgeable, seasoned clinical research professionals who are top drug development and policy experts.
  • Real World Projects: Students put theory into practice by completing professional assignments such as developing a subject recruitment and retention plan, developing elements of a change management proposal, and developing an implementation plan for leading change in this evolving field.
  • Strategic Leadership Emphasis: Students learn how to lead complex, dynamic organizations by competitively scanning the environment through health care policy analysis and creating elements of a health care enterprise strategic business plan with the opportunity to choose aspects from their own workplace.

The online MSHS program consists of 36 credit hours of clinical research courses and can be completed in two years.

Requirements

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
  • Transcripts are required from all colleges and universities attended.
  • Recommendation letter(s).
  • Statement of Purpose.

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education