Membership Directory

Current membership in CoAPCR consists of experts in the field of clinical research and academic institutions that offer certificate or degree programs in clinical research.  Degree programs range from undergraduate to graduate programs.  Certificate programs are post-baccalaureate and graduate programs.  Additional sites include clinical research education offered through the CTSA sites that offer special programs for pre-doctoral and post-doctoral students working in bench to bedside drug discovery, development and clinical research.

Educational Institutions

Campbell University


College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences; BS and MS in Clinical Research, PharmD/MS Clinical Research, Buies Creek NC


Drexel University College Of Medicine


Drexel University’s nationally ranked College of Medicine offers an accredited online Master’s and Certificate programs. A non-thesis, fully online graduate degree and certificate programs, this clinical research program is uniquely designed for Clinical research coordinators, clinical research managers, medical monitors, residents, fellows, clinicians, and other health professionals. Typically, they are seeking to advance their carrier in research and develop their clinical careers.



Duke University

Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing, Duke University Health System and the Duke Health Integrated Practice (DHIP) comprise Duke Health, a world-class academic medical center. The Health System encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations. We take pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve human health locally and around the globe.

With roughly 1,000 Clinical Research Professionals (CRPs) in 24 Clinical Research Units, Duke has become a leader in CRP professional development, supporting JTFCTC competency-based hiring, onboarding, on-the-job training, and advancement pathways through the Workforce Engagement & Resilience (WE-R) Initiatives.

More information about our workforce and WE-R initiatives can be found here: Duke Office of Clinical Research Workforce Engagement and Resilience

Apply to join us as a clinical research professional here: Duke Careers


Durham Technical Community College

Offering the following training programs in clinical research:

  • Associate in Applied Science in Clinical Trials Research
  • Certificate - Core Competencies of Clinical Research
  • Certificate - Data Management
  • Certificate - Medical Product Safety/Pharmacovigilance



Eastern Michigan University

Program: Graduate Certificate in Good Clinical Practices; MS in Clinical Research Administration



McMaster University

McMaster University Continuing Education offers a fully online 5-course Certificate program in Applied Clinical Research. Taught by industry experts, students will gain in-demand skills in successfully constructing and managing clinical research studies and sites, while taking into consideration legal and regulatory requirements, ethical practices and professional standards. This program also gives students the opportunity to apply their new skills and knowledge to real-world experience through the clinical research capstone course. 

Other related program options include the Health Information Fundamentals (CHIMA approved), Intercultural Competency, and the Certificate in Canadian Health Care


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North Carolina Central University

The Clinical Research Sciences Program (CRSP) in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences was established in the Fall of 2018 in partnership with Duke University in a National Institutes of Health Clinical Translational Science Award. Our vision is to build a clinical research workforce of the future with a strong focus on health equity and community engagement.

This program is designed with you in mind. Our courses are online, hybrid, and face-to-face, to support your learning needs and meet the challenges of a busy life. Students in the Clinical Research Sciences Program can choose from three unique offerings: a Bachelor of Science in Clinical Research, and a Minor or Certificate in Clinical Research for students holding a BS degree or pursuing one through the university.


Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Program: MS Clinical Research Management; Tracks in Clinical Research Management, Drug Safety and Pharmacovigilance and Academic Clinical Research

Department: Health Informatics



Seneca College



Seneca College offers a one-year post-graduate certificate in Clinical Research where students will learn research design concepts, analysis and the quality assurance required for daily operations in the clinical research field. Students will examine clinical studies across the pharmaceutical, medical device, and natural health product sectors. This program also has an optional Work-Integrated Learning component where students work alongside industry professionals for one term which helps them to use the skills they've obtained in the classroom as well as expanding their professional network.

Other post-graduate programs offered include:


The Ohio State University


Two Degree Programs, 100% online:

  1. Master of Clinical Research, with specializations in:
    • Clinical Research Management
    • Regulatory Affairs
  2. MS Translational Pharmacology, with specializations in:
    • Clinical Pharmacology and Clinical Trial Design
    • Toxicology and Safety Pharmacology

Departments: Colleges of Nursing, Pharmacy, and Medicine


University of North Carolina Wilmington

Academic Program: Clinical Research

Department: School of Nursing, College of Health and Human Services

Degree Programs: 

  • Bachelor of Science in Clinical Research (BS)
  • Minor in Clinical Research
  • Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Research Operations
  • Master of Science in Clinical Research & Product Development (MS)

Sustaining Members