Core Clinical Research Training

The course provides foundational clinical research training and prepares study team members and research personnel to be effective in their jobs, confident in their understanding of clinical research policies and procedures, and grow as research professionals at MUSC.

What's New?

  • Digital BadgeCCRT Digital Badge
  • DEI Credit
    When completing the CCRT module "Inclusion of Special Populations in Research" with an 80% or higher, you will receive 0.75 DEI credit. 

Topics Covered Include:

  • Adverse Events, Protocol Deviations, and Unanticipated Problems
  • Good Clinical Practice
  • Evaluating Study Feasibility
  • HIPAA and Other Federal Guidelines
  • Inclusion of Special Populations in Research
  • Informed Consent
  • Institutional Review Board (IRB)
  • Principal Investigator Roles & Responsibilities
  • Procedural Documentation for Clinical Research Operations
  • Recruitment Planning and Development
  • Research Billing Compliance
  • Research Misconduct
  • Understanding a Corporate Clinical Research Budget

Registration Details

CCRT is offered online four times per year: January-February, April-May, July-August, and October-November. It is an 8-week asynchronous course and participants complete the modules at their own pace. Only current employees, students, and faculty at MUSC are eligible to enroll.


Registration for the July-August cohort is closed.

Questions? Contact


Diana Lee-Chavarria 

Diana Lee-Chavarria, MA
Workforce Training and Development Manager

Kristen Briggman

Kristen Briggman
Program Coordinator