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Online graduate and certificate programs in biomedicine, clinical research, drug discovery, and animal science. 


A perfect degree for residents, fellows and clinicians seeking knowledge in the conduct of translational and pharmaceutical research.
This degree acts as an advanced preparation for independent investigators and other practicing researchers familiar with the industry, while developing their clinical careers.


MS in Clinical Research for Health Professionals

MS in Drug Discovery and Development

Master of Laboratory Animal Science

MS in Biomedicine and Business

MS in Clinical Research Organization and Management

This unique program provides the rigorous scientific and technical training necessary to succeed in the complex and multidisciplinary field of drug discovery.

Understand, evaluate and engage with the entire process of drug discovery and development.


Combining effective training in basic science with extensive laboratory animal science curriculum, this program builds a solid foundation in all aspects of laboratory animal science and animal facility management.
Graduates of the program hold positions in laboratory animal facilities of universities, biotechnology companies, government agencies, and pharmaceutical companies, where they serve as veterinarians, supervisors, managers, IACUC administrators, trainers, educators, consultants, and sales representatives.


Provides comprehensive training in fundamental aspects of scientific discovery, technology commercialization and business, preparing you for leadership in scientifically-oriented management positions in the public or private sector. 
  • Non-thesis, fully online format
  • Experiential learning that allows you to tailor the hands-on experience of the curriculum through on-campus or off-campus internships at locations near you


Drexel’s non-thesis, accredited degree is perfect for experienced research professionals seeking credentials and clinical management skills.

Graduates of the program are prepared to manage the conduct of clinical investigations and relevant business, legal and ethical issues. 

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Classes designed for working professionals. Learn online when it's convenient for you.


Drexel University is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.


Learn alongside dedicated scholars and ambitious professionals while sharing ideas with online students from over 1,000 top corporations. 

Quantitative Principles for Clinical Research Certificate

Designed for residents, fellows, and other clinicians seeking graduate-level training in the basic principles of clinical research, including data analysis, understanding medical literature, and communicating results.
Curriculum combines qualitative knowledge in epidemiology, applied biostatistics and scientific writing with an understanding of research practices and administration.



At Drexel, our focus has always been on equipping our students with the skills, knowledge and experience employers seek. By providing the academic laboratory for students to experiment, learn, innovate, question, fail and succeed, the Drexel LeBow Online MBA equips students with the experience and confidence they need to lead. Choose from two tracks: 
  • Accelerated - 24 month* cohort program develops a meaningful learning community and extensive networking opportunities, including one on-campus residency and an optional international study experience.
  • At-Your-Own-Pace - 3 ½ year* self-paced track allows for maximum flexibility for students by offering a reduced course load, plus the option for a four-day on-campus residency and/or international opportunity.


*Completion time is dependent upon number of credits taken per term.

MS in Molecular Medicine

The online Master of Science in Molecular Medicine program provides extensive training in the academic, research and entrepreneurial aspects of biomedical sciences with an emphasis on translational research, including the development of therapeutics and vaccines.

The program encompasses fundamental requirements to establish a sound grounding in microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, and molecular biology. It’s designed with two years of required and elective graduate courses, including a research internship in one of the academic semesters or in the summer between the first and second year.


MS in Project Management

Curriculum is aligned with the internationally-recognized Project Management Institute’s A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide)® and designed to support the completion of the Project Management Institute’s (PMI)® Project Management Professional (PMP)® Certification.*
  • Trains students to effectively manage projects, programs and portfolios in today’s competitive production environments
  • This degree can be applied in virtually any field, including: defense contracting, engineering, financial services, government contracting, IT/software development, and media arts and design. 


MS in Immunology

Provides the enhanced educational credentials you need for basic discovery, translational, and clinical research careers related to infectious and inflammatory disease, as well as other immunologic problems pursued in government, industry and academic environments.
Includes a specialized focus on research and development relevant to new immunodiagnostics, immunotherapeutics, and vaccines to prevent and/or treat infectious diseases such HIV/AIDS, hepatitis, influenza, malaria and many other viral, bacterial, parasitic and fungal pathogens.


Certificate in Drug Discovery and Development

Provides in-depth exposure to the complex elements involved in drug discovery and development to help you establish and maintain an enduring and productive career within the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry.
Curriculum can be customized to provide more specialized training in different disciplines like biomedical science, regulatory affairs, clinical research, product development, or pharmaceutical management.


MS in Infectious Disease

Provides graduate-level training in the fundamentals of molecular biology, cell biology, and immunology, as well as basic, translational, and clinical aspects of diseases caused by important infectious pathogens, including HIV, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), malarial parasites, influenza virus, and Zika virus.


MS in Biomedicine and Digital Media (Hybrid Program)

Provides the opportunity to intersect science, technology, art and entrepreneurship. This skills-based program is for those interested in media design and production careers with an emphasis in health, science and biomedical technology development.
  • Non-thesis, hybrid format with biomedical science courses taught fully online, and digital media courses conducted on campus in the evenings
  • Experiential learning that allows you to tailor the hands-on experience of the curriculum through on-campus or off-campus internships at locations near you


MS in Biomedicine and Entrepreneurship

Provides advanced, integrative education and training in technical and practical aspects of science, research and entrepreneurship while helping to cultivate initiative and entrepreneurial thinking around scientific discoveries and innovation.
  • Flexible plans of study and experiential learning that allows you to tailor the hands-on experience of the curriculum
  • Development of a broad core knowledge in biological sciences and entrepreneurial aspects of biomedical innovation


MS in Biomedicine and Law

Provides engaging, comprehensive education and training in technical and practical aspects of science and research, as well as in the legal aspects related to new biomedical product development, entrepreneurship, and regulatory compliance.
  • Development of more in-depth analytical, research and critical thinking skills as well as an advanced understanding of professional ethics
  • Non-thesis, fully online format


Certificate of Study in Clinical Research

Explores the product research and development industry, while preparing you to succeed in the complex pharmaceutical and health care industries.
Curriculum combines business principles with an understanding of clinical research best practices.


Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Certificate Hybrid Program

Designed for those with non-science undergraduate degrees who wish to pursue a career in the health professions.

This unique program will help you transition by providing the opportunity to remain in your current position while fulfilling the pre‑requisite undergraduate science courses needed for admission into most medical, dental, physician assistant, veterinary, or other health professional schools.