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Earn your degree in as few as 20 months

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Impact the future of health care and clinical research

One of the greatest challenges we face is the state of our health care system. With escalating costs, rapidly evolving technologies and complex clinical trial processes, it’s imperative that the next generation of leaders have both the vision and skills to address these issues head on.

Wake Forest University, through the prestigious Wake Forest School of Medicine, offers two innovative online graduate programs geared toward forward-thinking professionals who strive to bring positive change to the health care enterprise through formalized training in health care leadership and clinical research management.

Enriching your expertise in these areas will have a positive impact on you professionally, and likewise, will improve lives of patients throughout the health system.


Program overviews:

Master’s in Healthcare Leadership

Wake Forest’s Master’s in Healthcare Leadership is a transformative 20-month program designed for passionate, ambitious professionals who desire to have a lasting, positive impact in the world. Our intensive program, taught by world-class faculty, fosters building collaborations, eliminating historic silos, seeking transformation through opportunity and brings a diversity of perspectives into your learning environment. We develop infinite leaders to do extraordinary things — driving innovation in health care.

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Master’s in Clinical Research Management

The online Master’s in Clinical Research Management from Wake Forest University focuses on the integration of clinical research and patient care, with the end goal of helping to bring innovative treatments to market in a more timely, cost-effective manner. We take a holistic approach, examining the roles of the numerous players involved in the clinical research process and demonstrating how greater collaboration can lead to more successful outcomes for trials and the patients they serve.

Your Master’s in Clinical Research Management can help prepare you for career growth in a variety of biomedical fields, including pharmaceutical, health care, government, research and academia.

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Why choose Wake Forest?

With Wake Forest, you’ll be earning your master’s from a school that’s consistently ranked among the top 30 national universities by U.S. News & World Report and boasts one of the most selective medical training programs in the country.

We have strong partnerships with some of the top employers in the field, and we created our programs incorporating their input on what skills they consider most important to move the industry ahead.