GVSU-MSU Clinical Research Trials Management Certificate Program

Career Options


  • Clinical research coordinators (CRC’s) and associates (CRA’s) who are presently working in the area of clinical research and are interested in further training as well as professional growth
  • Registered nurses interested in research and the aspiration to enter a new field
  • Bench scientist (BS and MS level) who want to change research fields
  • Any professional interested in working in the area of clinical research



Many professionals are needed to implement a clinical trial:

  • Clinical research coordinators
  • Project and data managers
  • Auditors

Data supports a bright outlook for clinical research-related positions. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects continued national job growth in the field.

Median expected salaries in these career possibilities range from $ 45,000 for entry level positions to upward of $ 80,000 for manager positions.


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