Program Requirements

clinical trials management 

Admission

You have a background in health sciences, science or nursing and a passion for the health industry.

  • Successful completion of a bachelor's degree in Health Science or Science from an accredited university
  • A recommended minimum average of 70% in last two years of study

Application

Diploma

The diploma is geared toward students with a university degree in a health sciences or a science-related field, with little or no experience in the field of clinical trials and includes a 400-hour practicum during which students gain hands-on work experience.

Western University students

    • Apply to Program

      Program applications consist of:

        • a 500-750 word personal statement;
        • two reference questionnaires - preferably one professional and one academic or volunteer;
        • Western Student ID - used to access transcripts via Student Centre for evaluation;  
        • $100 non-refundable application fee 

Western Advantage

We know the calibre of education Western University provides. In recognition of the outstanding quality of your Western degree, we are pleased to offer you the Western Advantage.

 

The Western Advantage

Applicants with Western degrees or those in their final year of studies at Western, who meet post-degree program admission conditions with a 75% or greater admission average, including demonstrated literacy in their personal statement plus quality references, will receive pre-approved admission to Western Continuing Studies. Once a complete application is submitted for assessment, the post-degree admissions team will review and deliver an admission decision to you via email within five day period. This is our promise to you!

Apply Now

 

Non Western/International Applicants

Apply to Program

Program applications consist of:

  • a 500-750 word personal statement;
  • $100 non-refundable Application Fee
  • two reference questionnaires - preferably one professional and one academic or volunteer;
  • OUAC application to Western University

Apply Now

 

Certificate

The Certificate is geared towards working professionals who have a minimum of two years work experience in a related field.  The certificate includes only the completion of credit courses, with no practicum. 

Western University students

  • Western Student ID - used to access transcripts via Student Centre for evaluation;
  • $100 non-refundable Application Fee
  • two reference questionnaires - preferably one professional and one academic or volunteer;
  • Resume/CV

 

Western Advantage

We know the calibre of education Western University provides. In recognition of the outstanding quality of your Western degree, we are pleased to offer you the Western Advantage.

 

The Western Advantage

Applicants with Western degrees or those in their final year of studies at Western, who meet post degree program admission conditions with a 75% or greater admission average, including demonstrated literacy in their personal statement plus quality references, will receive pre-approved admission to Western Continuing Studies. Once a complete application is submitted for assessment, the post degree admissions team will review and deliver an admission decision to you via email within five day period. This is our promise to you!

 

Apply Now

 

Non Western/International Applicants

  • $100 non-refundable Application Fee
  • two reference questionnaires - preferably one professional and one academic or volunteer;
  • Resume/CV
  • OUAC application to Western University

Apply Now

Program 

Required Courses

CTMG6001 Introduction to Clinical Trials and Research

CTMG6002 Drug Development

CTMG6003 Organization and Monitoring of Clinical Trials I

CTMG6005 Regulatory, Legal and Ethical Issues of Clinical Trials 

CTMG6006 Reading and Understanding Research Information

CTMG6011 Pharmacology for Clinical Trials

CTMG6012 Organization and Monitoring of Clinical Trials II

CTMG6013 Financial Aspects of Clinical Trials

CTMG6014 Communication Skills for Clinical Trials Managers

Practicum

CTMG6103 Practicum in Clinical Trials Management

Work with our Placement Coordinator to prepare an effective resume and strengthen your interview and networking skills. You have an opportunity to apply to postings that are published to the class on the student intranet, or to work with the Placement Coordinator one-one-one to explore specific organizations that match your practicum and career goals.

When

May to August
You will complete the 400-hour placement over a 16-week period.  

Location

The practicum location is based on your preference and site availability.  

Prerequisites

Successful completion of term one and term two courses is required before you can complete the culminating practicum placement. 

Compensation

Sites may choose to offer payment, a monthly stipend or honorarium, but it is at the site's discretion and is not required for sites to be eligible to participate.

Completion

Once admitted to the program, students are required to maintain an overall average of 70% with no single grade below 60%. If enrolled in the certificate program, students must successfully complete all courses in order to satisfy program requirements and graduate with a Certificate in Clinical Trials Management. If enrolled in the diploma program, students must successfully complete all courses, and the practicum placement in order to satisfy program requirements and graduate with a Certificate in Clinical Trials Management.