Clinical Research Methods
The University of Illinois at Chicago offers a fully online Clinical Research Methods (CRM) Certificate program designed to fill a growing need for clinicians competent to conduct clinically oriented research.
It features a series of five online courses that provide a rigorous formal introduction to research methodology, evaluative methods, and statistical computing and data management. Completion of the program provides participants with the training needed to conduct clinical research and to collaborate with other clinician and non-clinician scientists. The CRM certificate can be taken in conjunction with a fully online MPH program.
UIC’s CRM online certificate program is taught by experienced faculty and is designed to provide easily accessible training in research skills to health professionals.
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Who Should Apply?
The program is ideal for clinicians (doctors, pharmacists, nurses, dentists, physical and occupational therapists) wanting to acquire research skills enabling them to lead multi-disciplinary clinical and translational research teams. Clinicians wanting to enhance their research skills are most likely to benefit from this program.
The CRM certificate program is an accredited educational program. The faculty’s experience in conducting funded clinical research and in working with clinicians has provided them with an in depth understanding of the knowledge and skills needed to conduct high quality clinical research.