The MS in Clinical Research degree is designed to expand students understanding of clinical research, drug development and epidemiology. The program focuses on contemporary clinical research geared toward the development of new and improved therapies and diagnostics.
To meet the growing demand for working adults interested in our program, the Department of Clinical Research is currently developing a flexible online program. Expected fall 2014, the MSCR degree will transition to a fully online program. The first two online courses were launched summer 2013, and various courses are being progressively added to the online format.
State of the Art Facilities
The Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS) recently completed construction on a new 42,000 square-foot teaching facility, doubling the space in the College's previous facility. Its three floors house classrooms, breakout rooms, admissions and alumni suites, lecture halls, offices, a faculty resource center, and professional association room. Close to 6,000 feet is dedicated to laboratory space.
Elevate Your Career
According to Clinical Today, the clinical research field is expanding more quickly than ever, and students with a background in clinical research are in high demand. The MS in clinical research program equips students with skills in critical thinking so that they will be prepared for careers in education, industry, medical, and research settings. CPHS offers an option to pursue joint degrees in both PharmD and MS in clinical research. The expected job outlook is strong for MS in clinical research candidates, as an anticipated 20,100 jobs in the field will open between 2008 and 2018.