Undergraduate Degree BA/BS:

Clinical Research Associate


Also known as a Clinical Trial Monitor, a Clinical Research Associate assists investigators and clinical researchers in running clinical studies, such as the clinical trials required for FDA approval of new drugs and medical devices.  Professionals in this field work for the sponsor of such trials (such as the company manufacturing the drug), a contracted research organization, or a hospital serving as an investigator site for the study.

myIDP career category: Research in industry

Additional Resources:

Association of Clinical Research Professionals