Clinical Trials Management
Part time or Full time - September through August
ONLINE + practicum
Admission requirements: Undergraduate degree in Health Science or related field
$6800 + Western ancillary fees
Application deadline: Mar 1; non-Western and Interanational Applicants and Mar 31; current Western students and Western Alumni
Working for pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, or research laboratories often requires managing a clinical trial test. Clinical Trials Managers oversee all aspects of the trial, including patient recruitment, study implementation, and close out.
The ideal candidate has a background in health sciences, science or nursing and has a passion for the health industry.
What you will learn
At the completion of this diploma, students will:
• Learn the historical background of the laws governing drug development (FDARegulations)
• 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
• Recognize the importance of Good Clinical Practice Guidelines (GCP) and International Clinical Conference on Harmonization (ICH) ethics of clinical trials
What to Expect
Clinical Trials Management is a 12 month full time online program. Courses are taught and developed by industry professionals to connect theory to practice. Through the program students should develop a professional network, unique skills, and a portfolio of projects they
will use throughout their career. This is a competitive program with limited enrolment. With small classes, students should be
prepared to actively participate and contribute to class discussions through the OWL learning platform.
September – December: Classes, online
January – April: Classes, online
May – August: Practicum - based
Once accepted a student is required to maintain and overall average of 70% with no single
grade below 60%.