Clinical Research Services

SOCRA strives to provide exclusive resources to its global community of Clinical Research Associates.

Master in Clinical Translation Management (MCTM) Program at University of St. Thomas 

Learn how to bridge the gap between laboratory research and patient care with this one-year online master's program. Students acquire an in-depth understanding of FDA regulatory pathways, biotechnology valuation, and business acumen within the Life Sciences industry. This program is for anyone who wishes to further the field of Clinical Research and gain knowledge about the business and entrepreneurial side of biotechnology.


Updated March 2021

Boston College Clinical Research Certificate Program

Now is the time to join the growing Biotech, Pharmaceutical and Clinical Research field!

Classes are held Live on Zoom.  

The clinical research field is a new, stimulating, and innovative career choice with many job opportunities. As the development of drug and medical devices increases, there is a need for scientifically trained professionals to coordinate research studies. 

This program will give you an understanding of the landscape of clinical research including the duties of the following roles: clinical research associate (CRA), clinical research coordinator (CRC), data specialist, subject recruiter, research billing officer, compliance administrator, and other specialties.Our Clinical Research Certificate Program includes a rigorous curriculum to prepare you for today's competitive marketplace.

  • Clinical Research: Principles, Protocols and Procedures
  • Project Management in Clinical Research
  • Transitioning into a Career in Clinical Research

All instructors are currently working in the topic area they are teaching. They work at organizations including: Boston Children's Hospital, Takeda, Harvard School of Public Health, Centrexion Therapeutics, ImmunoGen, EMD Serono, Epizyme, Propel Careers, Moderna, Medidata.

All courses can be completed in less than three months or you can spread them out over two years. This is a Continuing Education program; it does not have an application process, and offers contact hours. 
We welcome you to register at any time. 

Website:  Email: Phone: 617-552-4256

Updated January 2021

Campbell University Application Discount 

Campbell University’s Master’s in Clinical Research is 100% online, making it a flexible option for working professionals looking to grow their career. Accelerated 8-week courses allow students to complete the degree in as little as 2 years.  

SOCRA members can apply for free using the code SOCRA2021 and SOCRA members who register for at least 4 credit hours in a semester are eligible for $500 scholarship for two semesters

Graduates are prepared for leadership positions in pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, government agencies, medical institutions, academic institutions and hospitals. Students can simultaneously earn a dual degree in pharmacy or business.

Request more information, visit: check us out on YouTube or email Lynanne Fowle at  for more information.

Updated February 2021

Drexel University Online Tuition Discount

As a member of SOCRA, you are eligible to receive a 10-40% reduction off the regular on-campus tuition rate at Drexel University when you take courses online. As an added benefit, spouses and immediate family members of SOCRA members are also eligible to receive the same tuition reduction for Drexel's online programs through this educational collaboration. Pursuing a degree has never been easier, or more affordable! SOCRA-related online programs include MS in Clinical Research Organization and Management, Master of Laboratory Animal Science, MSN in Clinical Research and well as shorter certificate programs. Additional discounted programs include undergraduate and graduate programs in business, human resources, nursing, engineering, information systems, education and health sciences.

Delivered fully online, Drexel's programs are highly interactive and are designed for working professionals seeking to earn a degree or additional certification. The online programs follow the same high academic standards and lead to the same quality degrees as on-campus, with no commuting or career interruption.

To learn more about this collaboration and Drexel’s online programs, please visit the SOCRA partner page at or contact the SOCRA partnership liaison, Kirk Borkowski, at 215-571-4268, .

To qualify for these reduced tuition rates, members and their spouses should use "SOCRA" as your affiliation code when you complete an application.

Rutgers Professional Science Master's Program

The Master of Business & Science degree (MBS) combines a traditional STEM Master of Science degree with business courses, experiential learning and networking opportunities. Our programs are flexible and customizable to fit your career goals and students can attend classes online or on-campus, part-time or full-time. We are a part of the Professional Science Master's network that includes more than 150 academic institutions across the country.

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