Clinical Research Professional Certificate Program

Program Dates:  January 17 - April 17, 2024

Clinical Research Professional Certificate Program

Program Dates:  January 17 - April 17, 2024

Certificate Overview

""The field of clinical research is thriving in Hawai‘i. In fact, upon the successful completion of the 3-month Clinical Research Professional Certificate Program, you’ll enter one of the fastest growing fields in the U.S. (currently 14% annually).

The Clinical Research Professional Certificate Program is designed to train Clinical Research Associates (CRAs) to work in the UH Cancer Center, affiliated hospitals, or at other academic centers in support of clinical trials. Taught by UH Cancer Center faculty, the program provides individuals with the knowledge of oncology clinical trials coordination, basic statistical and epidemiologic methods, human subjects research, and protocol development.

There will be a Free Informational Zoom Webinar hosted by Dr. Naoto T. Ueno, Director, University of Hawai‘i Cancer Center, for interested students to learn more about the new and innovative Clinical Research Professional Certificate Program at the University of Hawai‘i Cancer Center.

Visit Clinical Research Professional Certificate Program for more information regarding enrollment through UH Mānoa Outreach College

Who Will Benefit

  1. Current or future biomedical and research scientists
  2. Public health professionals, nurses and allied health professionals
  3. Professionals with a natural science background considering a career change

Outcomes Include

  1. Clinical Research Professional Certificate from the University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center
  2. CITI Certification in Research Ethics and Compliance
  3. Eligibility to apply for a CRP internship at the UH Cancer Center.
  4. New feature: Virtual Career Fair with prospective employers included with Certificate bundle


All courses are required to obtain the certificate.

  1. Introduction to Cancer
  2. Introduction to Clinical Research
  3. Human Subjects Protection
  4. Community-based Participatory Research
  5. Clinical Research Advanced Topics
  6. Clinical Trials Ethics

Participant Eligibility

  1. Undergraduate juniors or seniors enrolled in an accredited college or university who are pursuing degrees in science or health-related areas, and who meet the minimum eligibility requirements.
  2. Public and private sector professionals with a natural sciences background and a college or university degree.

When and Where

  1. Wednesdays, January 17 – April 17, 2024
  2. 6:00-9:00pm
  3. Online (via Zoom)


Includes all courses, materials, and career fair

  1. $3,000 (general)
  2. $2,400 (20% discount for veterans, students, and UH Cancer Center Consortium members)
  3. $1,800 (40% discount for UH Cancer Center employees)

Scholarship Available

If you are a Native Hawaiian college student, you may be eligible for a scholarship (PDF).  The scholarship will cover the full tuition cost.

Register Now

  2. Deadline: January 2, 2024
  3. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (808) 956-9249