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Clinical Research Professional

Learn research methodology and theories alongside the coordination skills needed to become a research coordinator, research site manager, data manager, or regulatory specialist within the exciting realm of clinical research. Medical advancements are achieved with the assistance of Clinical Research Professionals!


Gwinnett Tech’s Clinical Research Professional certificate prepares graduates to start their career as entry-level, clinical research professionals. This program provides students with a strong education and well-rounded knowledge of clinical research methods and procedures. At Gwinnett Tech, you’ll learn the practical and fundamental knowledge necessary to start your career in this growing field. Graduates of our program often pursue careers as research professionals in major hospitals, clinics, contract research organizations and large medical practices.

What are my program options?

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Take the first step towards a career in Bioscience Technology and apply for next semester! Important dates and deadlines are listed to get you started and if you’re looking for ways to pay for your education, explore our scholarships for this program. You can also learn about our faculty and clubs and organizations to join!

Gwinnett Tech builds relationships with local subject-matter experts to develop advisory boards that provide feedback that ensures we deliver relevant industry-specific curriculum for today’s high-demand careers. See who serves on our and our Clinical Research Professional advisory board.

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What can I expect from the Clinical Research Professional program?

The Clinical Research Professional interdisciplinary degree teaches students to function as well-qualified, entry-level, clinical research professionals (CRPs). Students will receive the necessary preparation in clinical research site procedures, governmental and local regulatory affairs, experimental design and statistics, technical reading and writing skills focusing on clinical research applications, and bioethics education to be successful as entry-level CRPs.

Tell me about the Clinical Research Professional program and certifications offered.

The interdisciplinary degree and classes begin in the fall on the Lawrenceville campus and the 100 online cohort begins in the spring and ends in summer.

Can I work while I learn?

Class schedules are designed to encourage student employment while taking classes.

What career options will I have?

  • Research Professional
  • Project Management
  • Research Coordinator
  • Site Manager

How much will it cost?

Gwinnett Tech offers affordability at $100 per credit hour + fees. Great opportunities for scholarships and financial aid with HOPE Grant, HOPE scholarship, HOPE Career Grants and more!