Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) in Clinical Trials Research | Kent State University

Bachelor of Science in Public Health (BSPH) in Clinical Trials Research

Bachelor of Science in Public Health students with a concentration in Clinical Trials Research prepare to obtain a position as a Clinical Research Associate or Clinical Trials Manager. This is an ideal degree for students interested in epidemiology and health research. With experience, there is room for advancement and the clinical research field is growing.

All required classes for this concentration are available online AND at the undergraduate or graduate level:

  • Clinical Epidemiology Basics (3 credits)
  • Clinical Trials Management (3 credits)
  • Scientific Writing for Clinical Research (3 credits)
  • Regulatory Affairs in Clinical Research (3 credits)
  • Pharmacoepidemiology (3 credits)
  • Internship in Clinical Research (6 credits)

Clinical Trials Research graduates are prepared for jobs at:

  • Contract research organizations   

  • Pharmaceutical companies

  • Hospitals

  • Medical schools

  • Universities

  • Insurance companies

Job duties include:

  • Developing and managing research protocols and projects  
  • Recruiting and retaining research participants
  • Collecting participant data and monitoring study regulation
  • Monitoring procedures and ensuring that clinical trial protocols are followed
  • Writing reports and presenting findings

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