Master's in Clinical Research Nursing

Shape the future of healthcare. Eastern’s master's in clinical research nursing 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 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
  • Number of credits: 35


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