Clinical Research Trials Management (CRTM) at GVSU

Grand Valley State University (GVSU) and Michigan State University (MSU) have teamed up to help prepare a clinical research workforce ready to meet these growing market needs by offering a joint online certificate program, the Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research Trials Management (CRTM). The certificate program is designed for both current clinical research professionals who are seeking to further their careers and students preparing for entry-level to mid-level positions.

Why Study Clinical Research Trials Management at GVSU?

  • Facilitates the understanding of the roles and responsibilities of all personnel involved with a clinical research trial.
  • Covers data collection, management, analysis, interpretation, and dissemination of results. Teaches a variety of possible research designs.
  • Investigates the ethical principles, regulatory codes, and policies in research trials.
  • Familiarizes students with the governing agencies and institutions which provide for the protection of human and animal subjects.


The Clinical Research Trials Management (CRTM) certificate offers four online courses. Courses can be applied toward professional science master's degrees, as well as other master's programs.

See the full course list.

Admissions Requirements


For more information on tuition and fees, please visit the costs portion of the GVSU Financial Aid website. For financial support, scholarship search, and filing for FAFSA, please visit the GVSU Financial Support website.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Grand Valley State University provides an environment that allows students to successfully complete their education and obtain thriving careers. The gainful employment regulation requires certificate programs to meet minimum thresholds with respect to the debt-to-income rates of their graduates. GVSU is engaged with the community to prepare the students for real life experiences, which allow for gainful employment. Click here read more about the Gainful Employment Disclosure information.

Page last modified August 29, 2017