In this career, your responsibilities may include:
- Managing medical research and drug trials
- Recruiting and screening patients to participate in trials, and meeting with participants regularly to monitor their heath and progress
- Documenting all data gathered during the trial
- Supervising research teams and ensuring regulatory compliance
- Applying for research funding and managing the trial budget
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Typically requires a bachelor’s degree. Obtaining a master’s degree can make you eligible for careers with greater responsibility and higher salaries in this career pathway, if you do not already have the U.S. equivalent of a master’s degree.
Certification is not required, but could make employers more likely to hire you or offer you a higher salary.
You may be eligible for the following certifications:
No licensure is required to work as a Clinical Research Coordinator.