Clinical Trials Management

clinical trials management 



Clinical trials managers are involved in numerous aspects of research, including data collection, analysis, and monitoring. 

Working in medical or educational institutions, as well as research laboratories, often requires managing a clinical trial. Clinical Trials Managers oversee all aspects of the trial, including patient recruitment, study implementation, and close out. This program will provide learners with the skills needed to contribute to positive changes within the medical field.

Designed for

Graduates with a background in health sciences, science or nursing and possess a passion for the health industry. 

What you will learn

The nine required courses are taught and developed by industry professionals to connect theory to practice.  You will develop a professional network, unique skills, and a portfolio of projects used throughout your career. 

What you will learn

  • Learn the historical background of the laws governing drug development (FDA Regulations)

  • Possess a strong understanding of key regulations that impact the development of drugs

  • Differentiate the types of clinical trial designs

  • Know the terminology and definitions used in clinical trials the laws that govern the drug approval process

  • The ability analyze and interpret safety and efficacy data

  • Develop strategies for organizing clinical trials and site management to ensure a successful outcome of the trial

  • Learn the principles of ICH GCP responsibilities in the clinical trial process

Hands-on experience (Diploma ONLY)

Through the practicum, you will gain valuable hands-on experience, a strong network of industry contacts, and an edge in the job search process. It is the culmination of your work in the classroom and the bridge to a great career in your target industry

Program Details

 Clinical Trials Management is a one-year, full-time program, combining eight months of learning online (Sept-April) and four months in a practicum placement (May-Aug). 

 Duration: One year, full time | September to August 

  Location: Online 

  Tuition for Domestic Students: $6800 + Western ancillary fees     Financial Aid: OSAP eligible  

  Tuition for International Students: $14000 + Western ancillary fees               

  Program: 9 required courses, plus one 400-hour practicum (Diploma students only)

  Application Deadline: April 15

Part-Time Option: Program Details

 Duration: Two-years, part-time

  Location: Online

  Tuition: $6800 (over two years) +  Western ancillary fees       Financial Aid: OSAP eligible

Tuition for International Students: $14000 (over two years) + Western ancillary fees 

  Program: 9 required courses, plus one 400-hour practicum (Diploma students only)

  Application Deadline: April 15

Clinical Trials Management part-time option is a two year program, completed over 24 months.  Year one consists of five courses (Sept-April), year two consists of four courses (Sept-April) plus one, four month practicum placement (May-Aug) (diploma students only). 

Certificate and Diploma Options

Clinical Trials has two programs streams.  


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. Diploma students complete both the nine required courses and the practicum.


The certificate is designed for professionals who are working in the field of clinical research or related field, and have a minimum of two years full-time work experience. A university degree is not required for admission but is considered an asset. Certificate students complete the nine required courses only.