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Advanced Certificate in Research Administration
Research administration expertise is needed across a diverse group of organizations, including academic institutions, research institutes and centers, hospitals, clinics, and the pharmaceutical industry.
The online Advanced Certificate in Research Administration prepares professionals for careers in research administration by providing them with sufficient knowledge in the following areas:
- Financial research administration
- Clinical research administration and compliance
- Intellectual property, technology transfer, and commercialization
Graduates of this program are eligible to transfer into the MS in Research Administration and Compliance online degree program.
According to PayScale.com, Research Administration Managers across the U.S. earned, on average, $75,875 per year and upwards of $137,189 per year. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects employment for research administrators to grow by 9.9% by 2026.
Students graduating from the Advanced Certificate in Research Administration can expect to become administrators at academic institutions, healthcare organizations, government agencies, and non-profit organizations. Numerous and diverse career positions within these sectors include, but are not limited to: Director of Sponsored Programs, Executive Director of Clinical Research Administration, Research Program Manager, Grants Administrator, Research Finance and Post Award Administrator.
Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Applicants are required to write a personal statement, upload a resume, and provide one letter of recommendation.
Applications for Fall 2019 are due by June 13, 2019Apply Now