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Clinical Research Administration, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #198 (WUR) , DC,
This field continues to evolve. New discoveries and practices open career opportunities in the development of products—including drugs, devices, biologics and vaccines—and treatments to improve patient health. The Clinical Research Administration program is offered at George Washington University.


At the George Washington University Health Sciences programs, we believe research should enhance how we practice, and practice should guide what we research. Maintaining this philosophy, our faculty is involved in a broad range of clinically relevant research efforts from balance and falls in the elderly to HIV and AIDS to personalized medicine. Throughout all our pursuits, we remain dedicated to the overarching principles of translational research, education, and practice, and advocate an atmosphere of collaboration among all of our researchers.

The curriculum sets a foundation for professionals to enter the field. It also allows experienced individuals to advance along their career paths. Coursework focuses on the scientific research methods, the regulatory guidelines and the operational aspects of clinical research.

Who Is the Ideal Student for This Program?

The BSHS in Clinical Research Administration degree at George Washington University is designed for individuals looking to get involved in the clinical trials industry to improve health care and advance medical research. To succeed in this online program, you should be self-disciplined, self-directed, and able to commit to the duration of the program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Pathophysiology
  • Health Policy and the Health Care System
  • Current Issues in Bioethics
  • Health Care in Literature
  • Writing in the Health Sciences
  • Informatics in the Health Sciences
  • Principles of Biostatistics for Health Sciences

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

  • Common Application
  • Financial Certificate
  • Photocopy of your Passport
  • International Credentials
  • Letters of Recommendation 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56845 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56845 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56845 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56845 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Washington, D. C.

  • 1705 - 2980 USD/month
    Living Costs

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