In class or Online // Practicum component // One-Year Full-time // Two-Years Part-time // September start // Tuition


Conducting clinical trials is an essential part of developing new pharmaceuticals and medical devices. 

Clinical Trials Managers are involved in numerous aspects of research, including data collection, analysis, and monitoring. Working in medical or educational institutions, as well as research laboratories, often requires managing a clinical trial. Clinical Trials Managers oversee all aspects of the trial, including patient recruitment, study implementation, and closeout. This program will provide learners with the skills needed to contribute to positive changes within the medical field. 



Who is this program for

Canadian and international university graduates interested in starting a career in the health sciences and clinical trials.

The ideal candidate has a background in health sciences, science, or nursing and is passionate about the health industry.

Do you have two or more years of clinical research experience? Apply your work experience and earn a Certificate in Clinical Trials Management in only 8 months.



The program

In this nine-course credit program, taught and developed by industry professionals, you will connect theory to practice and develop a professional network, unique skills, and a portfolio of projects to use throughout your career. 

The Diploma in Clinical Trials Management prepares you for a career in the essential field of Clinical Trials.  

Gain a thorough understanding of the concepts that guide the design and implementation of different types of clinical trials. Acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for managing a clinical trial test, whether working for a pharmaceutical company, a hospital, or a research laboratory. Explore all aspects of the trial, including patient recruitment, study implementation, the protection and integrity of data, and close out.



What You Will Learn


Learn the historical background of the laws governing drug development (FDA Regulations)

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 and the laws that govern the drug approval process

The ability to 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



Four Month Practicum


Hands-on Work Experience

Through the practicum (400 hours), you will gain valuable hands-on experience, a strong network of industry contacts, and an edge in the job search process. It is the culmination of your work in the classroom and the bridge to a great career in your target industry



Domestic: $8,850*
International: $20,775*

*Based on current tuition and all Western ancillary fees



Application Fee: $100 (non-refundable)

Western Ancillary Fees: $2,000 (approx.)

Domestic Tuition: $6,850

International Tuition: $18,775

Financial Aid: This program is OSAP eligible




Career Stats

Graduate with the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for success.



Within one year of completing the program,


of our Clinical Trials Management graduates have secured full-time employment.



Projected job growth for clinical trial managers in Canada (2023-2030).



Clinical Trials and Research Professionals have a salary range from $54,080 to $98,716. The median salary is $83,990.


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