Clinical Data Managers

Job Description

Clinical data managers are directly involved with clinical research for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and other public, private, and academic-related research centers. They oversee all aspects of program-related data, from design and framework to collection, processing, storage, retrieval, and more, maintaining compliance with FDA and other regulations.

Academic Requirements

Most clinical data managers have a combination of education and work experience, and some hold professional certification. The Society for Clinical Data Management offers a certified clinical data manager credential. The criteria for certification includes a combination of education and work experience. Clinical data managers may hold a certificate in data management or an associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree in information technology or a related field.

Clinical Data Managers
$60-100
Thousand
Average
Salary
Low
Patient
Interaction
17%
Job
Growth
 
None
Blood
Interaction
Bachelor's degree
Education
Required

Schools

Missouri Tech

1690 Country Club Plaza Drive
St. Charles, 63303

Southeast Missouri State University

One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, 63701
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