Master's in Clinical Nursing Research

Shape the future of healthcare. Eastern’s master's in clinical nursing research program prepares you to work as an leader in healthcare research as a clinical research coordinator, project manager, research nurse manager, research associate or program administrator. This degree prepare to work in a variety of settings such as: private practice research sites, the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, healthcare corporations, data information companies, contract research organizations and federal agencies.

Meet the need. Nurse researchers are...

  • In demand: According to the "Nurse Journal", the demand for nurse practitioners is expected to grow by 19% in the next five years.
  • Top earners: The average pay for a clinical research nurse is $72,000/year, according to
  • Vital to the field: According to, clinical research nurses play a key role in determining safety and efficacy of medications, medical devices, diagnostic products and treatments.

Expand your abilities. Nurse researchers are equipped to:

  • Keep research participants safe.
  • Coordinate care and continuity.
  • Contribute to clinical science and practice.
  • Study management throughout a variety of professional roles, practice settings and specialties.

Eastern's program is unique in that classes are offered both on main campus and at our EMU–Livonia site. You’ll benefit from the knowledge and hands-on practice of highly qualified faculty, while having the opportunity to learn in a variety of settings for clinical experiences.

What are you waiting for? Apply today!

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School of Nursing
311 Everett L. Marshall Building
Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA 48197

At a Glance

  • Two years (Six consecutive semesters, two courses per semester)


  • Main campus or EMU–Livonia
  • Number of credits: 35


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