Graduate Certificate Program in Clinical Research now accepting applications


To provide firm grounding in the method and conduct of patient-oriented clinical research.

Who should apply?

The Program is geared towards clinicians (physicians, nurses, dentists, pharmacists, etc.), other health-science professionals and students, and basic science researchers who are interested in conducting clinical research or collaborating with other clinician-scientists who conduct clinical research.

Program Benefits

  • Provides foundational training in clinical research methods to those individuals seeking an alternative to the Master of Science Program in Clinical Research

  • Course credits earned may be applied later to M.S. program in Clinical Research and to other graduate programs


  • 4 courses totaling 11 credit hours

CRSP 401 - Introduction to Clinical Research

CRSP 402 - Study Design & Epidemiologic Methods

NURS 630 - Advanced Statistics: Linear Models

CRSP 603 - Research Ethics and Regulation

  • CREC or CITI Research Certification

Admissions Process:

  • Personal Statement describing the reasons for seeking clinical research training

  • Current CV or resume

  • Non-degree application to CWRU School of Graduate Studies. This step is not necessary for students already enrolled in graduate programs at CWRU.

Please contact Angela Bowling, MA, Education Administrator, at 216-368-2601 or for additional information.

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