In a world where healthcare innovations are rapidly transforming lives, the demand for skilled professionals to navigate this new terrain has never been higher. Recognizing this critical need, ASU CareerCatalyst introduces the Clinical Research Coordinator Program, designed to cultivate the next wave of experts in this vital field.

This initiative is powered by a partnership with Virb, Inc., a renowned leader in healthcare education known for its cutting-edge training programs and commitment to excellence. Together, ASU CareerCatalyst and Virb are not just responding to the healthcare industry's demands, they are setting a gold standard in clinical research education. For aspiring clinical research professionals, this new program offers the tools, knowledge, and support you need to excel in this dynamic and lucrative field — and make a lasting impact on global health.

Why Choose a Career in Clinical Research?
Embarking on a career as a Clinical Research Coordinator isn't merely about finding a job; it's a commitment to impactful work that shapes the future of healthcare. As the healthcare industry continues its rapid expansion, projected to reach a staggering $70 billion market by 2027, the demand for skilled professionals is soaring. 

“Clinical research is critical to the improvement of human health,” says Tim Bray, Chief Sourcing and Training Officer at Virb. “The industry relies heavily on experienced people without paying much attention to the on-ramps for bringing new talent into this important field. Additionally, much of the training provided out there teaches principles and concepts and then tests the learners. Virb teaches our learners to do the job.”

By enrolling in our Clinical Research Coordinator Program, you'll open doors to a world of opportunities. Here's what you can expect:

  • Humanitarian impact: Play a vital role in the development of life-saving treatments and patient care enhancements. Your work as a Clinical Research Coordinator directly contributes to improving healthcare outcomes and saving lives.
  • Industry growth: Position yourself at the forefront of an industry with immense growth potential. With over 20,000 annual vacancies for qualified professionals, the opportunities for career advancement are boundless.
  • Financial rewards: Entry-level salaries for Clinical Research Coordinators typically range from $50,000 to $70,000 annually. As you progress in your career, you may advance to roles such as Clinical Research Associate, where salaries often exceed $110,000 per year.

By joining this field, you'll immerse yourself in a world of growth and innovation while contributing directly to global health advancements.

What Sets This Program Apart?
Our Clinical Research Coordinator Program is meticulously crafted to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in this dynamic field. Here's what makes our program stand out:

  • Comprehensive curriculum: Our curriculum is designed to provide a holistic understanding of clinical research, covering topics such as ethics, regulations, study coordination, data management and more. Through interactive case studies, simulation exercises, and real-world scenario analyses, you'll gain practical insights that will prepare you for the challenges of a Clinical Research Coordinator role.
  • Expert-Led Instruction: Learn from seasoned professionals who have firsthand experience in clinical research. Our instructors bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the program, ensuring that you receive top-tier education and mentorship.
  • Flexible Learning: We understand that many aspiring Clinical Research Coordinators are juggling busy schedules. That's why our program offers flexibility, allowing you to complete the coursework online at your own pace over six weeks. Whether you're a working professional or a full-time student, you can pursue your career goals without compromising your other commitments.
  • What’s Covered: This module covers essential documents, ethical considerations, informed consent, subject management, study coordination tasks, and data integrity, including CRF/eCRF practices. This equips CRCs with the necessary knowledge and practical skills to effectively manage and oversee clinical trials, ensuring ethical compliance, accurate data collection, and the well-being of trial participants.

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Your Next Steps
Ready to take the first step towards a fulfilling career in clinical research? New cohorts are starting soon, and we're eager to welcome you aboard. Seize the opportunity to make a meaningful impact in healthcare and advance your career with CareerCatalyst’s Clinical Research Coordinator Program. Enroll today and unlock your full potential in this thriving industry. Seats are limited, so don't miss this opportunity to embark on a rewarding journey in healthcare.