Master of Science Clinical Research

Master of Science: Online

The MS 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.

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.


Growth Rate

Employment of medical scientists is projected to grow 17% from 2021 to 2031.  source

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

Create Your Own Career Path

Parker’s graduates in the Master’s of Science in Clinical Research can pursue a career as a:

  • Biostatistician
  • Certified physician investigator
  • Clinical research associate
  • Clinical research data coordinator

Program Highlights

Fully Online

This degree is online, helping you balance family, work and education

Post-Graduate Support

Graduates are offered exclusive post-graduation benefits and continuous career support

Limited Enrollment

Limited enrollment to a small number of high-caliber students to ensure personalized attention from instructors

Practical Opportunities

Clinical research opportunities available


At Parker, we hold ourselves to higher standards. Through rigorous standards, constant innovation and an impulse to serve, we elevate health care education. Together, we are in the pursuit of higher health.