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Clinical Research Coordinator

Associate of Applied Science

Pima offers the associate degree in Clinical Research Coordinator, with many required courses offered online to accommodate the scheduling needs of today’s busy student. The program does include a professional internship that may lead to a job as CRC graduates are in high demand nationally.  

Title IV Financial Aid eligible: Yes

Conditional Enrollment Program: You will be eligible to enroll in CRC courses once you have completed the requirements listed in Program Admissions and the department has authorized your enrollment. See the program director or advisor for more information.


Northwest Campus

Contact Information

Division of Education & Biomedical Programs
Dean: 520.206.5105
Lead Faculty: 206-2153

Program Information

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Semester Pathways


Completing this program can lead to employment in a variety of different careers.  Here are some examples of occupations related to this program with associated Pima County-based annual median wages.  Some careers may require additional education or training. Source: EMSI

Occupation Annual Median Wage
CRC managers and health services managers $87,990

Academic Options

This program may apply toward a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS). See an advisor

Program Requirements 2020-2021

General Education Requirements

This section lists general education requirements that are not fulfilled by core or support courses.*

General Education Requirements Credits
Fine Arts and Humanities
  Recommend: ANT 112 or MUS 160
Social and Behavioral Sciences
  Recommend: PSY/SOC 215
Subtotal 6

Required Core Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
CRC 101 Foundations of Clinical Research 3
CRC 102 Introduction to Research Data 3
CRC 110 Clinical Research Common Terminology 3
CRC 201 Clinical Research Regulatory Compliance 3
CRC 202 Product Development and Regulatory Affairs 3
CRC 230 Introduction to Clinical Research Study Protocol 3
CRC 240 Pharmacology for Clinical Trials 4
CRC 250IN Clinical Research Site Coordination and Management 4
CRC 260IN Lab Skills and Professional Practice 3
CRC 270 Research Management for Sponsors and CROs 3
CRC 291 Clinical Research Coordinator Internship 3
Subtotal 35

Required Support Courses

A grade of C or better is required for graduation.

Course # Course Title Credits
   or BIO 201IH
   or BIO 201IN
   or BIO 202IN
Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology
Human Anatomy, Physiology, and Histology
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
BIO 250 Biomedical Ethics 3
MAT 106 Elementary Data Analysis with Spreadsheets 3
MAT 142
   or MAT 151
   or higher MAT
Topics in College Mathematics  [SUN# 1142]
College Algebra [SUN# MAT1151]
STU 100 College Success and Career Planning 1
WRT 101
  or WRT 154
English Composition I [SUN# ENG 1101]
  Career Communications
WRT 102
  or CMN 120
English Composition II [SUN# ENG 1102]
  Business and Professional Communication
Subtotal 20

* Other general education requirements are fulfilled by required core or support courses: Communication - WRT 101 or WRT 154; Mathematics and Science - MAT 142; Other Requirement - BIO 160IN or BIO 201IN/IH or BIO 202; Special Requirement - PSY/SOC 215

** Other Social & Behavioral Science courses may be substituted for PSY 215.  See Program Director and/or Allied Health Senior Academic Advisor for course substitution options.  If substituted, the C or G requirement may need to be fulfilled by another course.

Conditional Program/Major Codes: AASCTC/9CRC

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