Program Requirements

MS in Clinical Research/MBA

MSCR/MBA students will be required to complete the following MSCR courses (33 credit hours):

  • CLNR 505 – Principles of Clinical Research
  • CLNR 515 – New Product Development
  • CLNR 518 – Experimental Design and Biostatistics
  • CLNR 520 – Advanced Data Management
  • CLNR 525 – Medical Ethics
  • CLNR 530 – Regulatory Affairs
  • CLNR 552 – Scientific Communications
  • CLNR 559 – Managing and Monitoring Clinical Trials
  • CLNR 566 – Advanced Study Design & Analysis
  • CLNR 606 – Clinical Research Seminar
  • CLNR 690/690L – Research Project I
  • CLNR 695/695L – Research Project II

MSCR/MBA students will be required to complete the required, core MBA courses (27 credit hours):

  • BADM 710 – Accounting for Decision Making
  • BADM 724 – Economics for Managers
  • BADM 730 – Financial Management
  • BADM 740 – Legal Environment of Business
  • BADM 742 – Business Ethics
  • BADM 750 – Organizational Behavior
  • BADM 758 – Strategic Management
  • BADM 760 – Contemporary Management Science Techniques
  • BADM 770 – Marketing Management

MSCR/MBA students will be required to complete nine credit hours of elective courses. They may select from either the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business graduate advanced courses or the Department of Clinical Research electives.

  • BADM 732 – Management of Financial Institutions – 3
  • BADM 752 – Human Resource Management – 3
  • BADM 772 – Marketing Research – 3
  • CLNR 504 – Special Projects in Clinical Research – 0.5-2
  • CLNR 560 – Pharmacoeconomics – 3
  • CLNR 561 – Healthcare Economics – 2
  • CLNR 568 – Project Management – 2
  • CLNR 581 – Pharmaceutical Compliance and Quality Assurance – 2
  • CLNR 593 – Leadership Development – 2

*Note: Students electing to take part in the dual degree program will pay the MBA tuition rate for BADM courses while paying the MSCR tuition rate for CLNR courses.

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