Master of Science Clinical Research

Master of Science: Online

The Master in Clinical Research is an extensive program of study and research experience designed for health professionals that plan to participate in clinical trials as investigators, study coordinators, and site managers.

Our Mission

The MS in Clinical Research program at Parker University is dedicated to the innovation, development, and application of knowledge related to all aspects of clinical research. The mission is to prepare health professionals to apply the knowledge and analytical skills to engage in clinical research, epidemiology, ethical and regulatory principles, and evidence-based healthcare.

Stats

6%
Growth Rate

Employment of exercise physiologists is projected to grow 17 percent from 2020 to 2030. source

$103,945
Salary Up To

The average Clinical Research Manager salary in the United States is $103,945 as of March 29, 2022, but the range typically falls between $92,310 and $121,429 source

Why Choose Parker

Essentials

The Master of Science in Clinical Research is an extensive program of study and research experience designed for researchers and health professionals that plan to oversee clinical trials as investigators, study coordinators, and site managers. The curriculum provides students with a comprehensive understanding of clinical research methodology, biostatistics, research ethics, and regulatory principles. The degree program will provide graduates with the necessary skills to conduct clinical research and prepare graduates for enrollment in a doctoral program.

From the Director of Research at Parker University –

I went into the MSCR program to acquire a better understanding of research to help me provide optimal care for my future patients. What I actually acquired was an awareness of a skillset that I had, which was needed, to become an independent scientists to advance the knowledge-base for the chiropractic profession. Without the MSCR program, I wouldn’t have had the knowledge to be accepted into a PhD program nor the awareness that I had the necessary skillset to complete a PhD.”

Outcomes

The graduating student will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast fundamental clinical research concepts
  • Prepare a clinical research study
  • Demonstrate the ability to critically appraise clinical research literature
  • Develop grant proposals
  • Interpret appropriate data analysis plans for clinical research studies
  • Prepare scientific presentations for clinical research studies

Professional Outlook

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of clinical research in medical science is projected to grow 17 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations. That is a projection of more than 22,600 research-related jobs to be filled between 2020-2030. In 2020, the median annual salary for clinical researcher in medical sciences was $91,510.

https://www.bls.gov/ooh/life-physical-and-social-science/medical-scientists.htm

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