Walden’s MS in Clinical Research Administration program can prepare you for key roles managing and monitoring life-changing clinical research phases and processes.

This online clinical research administration program focuses on:

  • the latest technologies
  • the safest methods for testing
  • the protection of human subjects
  • driving medical advancements

Fast Facts

Next Start Date: May 8, 2017

Duration: 24 months

Transfer Credits: Up to 16 credits


More about our MS in Clinical Research Administration program

  • Career Options

    An MS in Clinical Research Administration will allow you to pursue a range of career options in the dynamic field of clinical research, such as:*

    • Clinical research technical supervisor
    • Clinical data manager
    • Site manager/head nurse
    • Pharmacy technician
    • Clinical research pharmacist

    *Career options may require additional experience, training, or other factors beyond the successful completion of this degree program.

  • Curriculum

    This scholar-practitioner program offers:

    • A unique combination of in-depth research, interactive media, discussion, and practical experiences that can enable you to gain knowledge and skills to apply immediately in your work.
    • Analysis of day-to-day operations in clinical trial activities.
    • Insight into how developments in the field change lives and improve patient care.
    • An optional practicum that offers hands-on experience in the field.
    • A basic understanding of clinical research ethics and the regulatory environment.
  • Entry Requirements

    A bachelor's degree or higher is required for entrance into the MS in Clinical Research Administration program. You will also be required to submit a completed online application, employment history, and official transcripts.

    Your enrollment advisor will help you gather all of the required materials starting with your application all the way through your first day of classes.

  • Tuition and Financial Aid

    Because tuition costs will vary depending on your previous education, you can get in touch with an enrollment advisor today by calling 855.203.3398, to learn more about tuition costs for the MS in Clinical Research Administration program and financial aid options.

    Walden's enrollment advisors are committed to helping identify and leverage opportunities for you to save money on your education. 

  • How to Apply

    To speak with an enrollment advisor about applying for our program today, fill out the form on this page to be contacted, or call 855.203.3398.

Why earn your MS in Clinical Research Administration at Walden?

  • Learn With Leaders

    Our faculty are subject matter experts from diverse fields, including medicine, law, nursing, and business.

  • Exceptional Student Services

    Benefit from our 24/7 tech support, Writing Center, Career Services Center, and more.

  • Relevant Curriculum

    Coursework is based on the latest research and current best practices.



“What surprised me most about my Walden experience was the ease of completing my degree while working full time."

Jimmy Watson | MHA student, BS in Health Studies graduate