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Clinical Trials Management

Part time or Full time - September through August


Admission requirements: Minimum two years work experience in a related role, Undergraduate degree in Health Science or related field is recommended

$6800 + Western ancillary fees

OSAP eligible

Application deadline: Mar 1; non-Western and Interanational Applicants and Mar 31; current Western students and Western Alumni


Clinical Trials Management

Program Overview

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


Once accepted a student is required to maintain and overall average of 70% with no single grade below 60%.

Did you know?

You may register in CTMG courses (up to 5) before being admitted to the program, register here. If you have questions, please contact our offices at or 519.661.3658.