Taught course

Clinical Research

Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning · Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning

Entry requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following: A Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in health science, pharmacy, some area in life sciences or a related field.

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Months of entry


Course content

Humber’s Clinical Research graduate certificate program focuses on developing the concepts, skills and techniques required to work in the clinical research field. You will gain knowledge and skills in the planning and management of clinical research including practices related to the organization, execution and monitoring of clinical trials. You will learn clinical trial protocol development as part of the principles and processes of clinical trial design.

There is a focus on maintaining good clinical practice (GCP), as presented by the International Conference on Harmonization (ICH), and the importance of data collection, analysis, recording, and auditing, for ensuring that clinical trial data are credible and accurate. You will become familiar with the many regulations and guidelines established to ensure trials are conducted ethically and in a way that respects the rights of clinical trial participants, while also ensuring that robust scientific research is done.

Teamwork and communication skills are emphasized throughout the program and you will acquire the necessary technological skills to assist with data management specific to the field.

Note: International applicants are not considered for the Clinical Research program.

Qualification and course duration


full time
8 months
part time
4 months

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