Dual Degree: BSHS/MSHS in Clinical Research Administration

**We are not accepting students to this program at this time, but please refer to our other program offerings.


Accelerate your career with the George Washington University’s (GW) Dual Degree: BSHS/MSHS in Clinical Research Administration program. Combine the work of earning your BSHS and MSHS and save time on your path to a career in health care.

With the skills you’ll gain in this online clinical research administration program, you’ll be ready to participate in clinical trial conduct that protects patients through addressing ethical and legal considerations in product development and contribute to innovative medical research.


In coursework for the dual BSHS in Clinical Research Administration / MSHS in Clinical Research Administration, you’ll study processes of clinical research, good clinical practices, health equity, bioethics, medicines development, risk management, partnerships with human subjects and leadership. Due to its rigor, this dual degree program is designed for motivated, high-performing students. This program is ideal for students that would like to take a leadership role in clinical research administration.

By completing the BSHS in Clinical Research Administration, you’ll satisfy 1,500 hours of professional experience towards the 3,000 professional experience hour requirement for the following certifications through the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP):

  • CCRA® (Certified Clinical Research Associate)
  • CCRC® (Certified Clinical Research Coordinator)
  • CPI® (Certified Principal Investigator)
  • ACRP-CP® (ACRP Certified Professional)

You will also satisfy one year of the two-year full-time work experience requirement for the Certified Clinical Research Professional (CCRP®) certification through the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA).

View Program on the GW Bulletin