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The Research Triangle region is a global hub for clinical research activities. Become part of this vibrant industry by preparing to work as a clinical research monitor or clinical trials associate. The program covers the fundamentals of monitoring clinical trials, including the regulatory requirements for monitoring, how to conduct site visits and how to report findings to sponsors.
The program is online, and all hours will be completed via Moodle, where assignments and learning materials will be available for students to complete from their computer at their own pace. There are no scheduled meeting times for classes.
Students should be proficient in keyboarding, have a basic understanding of a word-processing computer program (Microsoft Word recommended) and have a command of English grammar and punctuation. A science background is recommended, but not required.
The Monitoring Clinical Trials course is designed for individuals who have been working in the clinical research industry or have taken the Healthcare Clinical Research Specialist course and would like to further their knowledge and career path in the industry.
The Certified Clinical Research Professional exam, offered through the Society of Clinical Research Associates, is available for individuals who meet the following criteria:
Industry-recognized credential: Society of Clinical Research Associates
Complete in: Six months or less