MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

GS21 1723 Cancer Research Administration and Management, Pre-Award

Bast, Robert; Shelburne, Samuel. Three semester hours. Fall, annually. Grading System. Letter Grade. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

This course is intended for students pursuing a career in Cancer Research Administration and for working professionals with aspirations of working as a research administrator in a research institution specializing in oncology, or the like.  This course provides an overview and introduction to the broad field of research administration and management. Elements of the curriculum include understanding the environment and context within which research administration is conducted,  fiscal management, regulatory compliance, sponsored program administration, grant proposal, and budget development and a specific emphasis on pre-award management.  This course is designed to benefit students who are preparing to sit for the National Certified Research Administrator® Licensing Exam.