Groundbreaking research doesn't happen in a vacuum. Researchers in academia, R&D and nonprofit agencies rely on countless others to support their work. Our graduate certificate in research administration prepares you for these vital roles.
Why This Program & What You'll Learn
Research needs planning and oversight. Writing grants is just the start — managers need to ensure projects stay on time, on budget and in compliance with funding requirements.
Learn to monitor and support research programs in our research administration program. This graduate certificate, offered online, will teach you best practices in:
- Project management.
- Sponsored projects.
- Grant writing.
- Financial analysis.
- Strategic planning.
- Team building.
Your classes will cover topics such as:
- Contract administration.
- Research facility operations.
The research administration graduate certificate will sharpen your personal brand as you pursue your career goals.
- Learn wherever you live. This program is taught entirely online.
- Credits you earn for this graduate certificate will transfer toward a master's degree in research administration.
- Ideal for an administrator, manager or researcher who wants to pursue a career in research administration.
Careers & Outcomes
Anywhere researchers are found, research administrators are found, too. You may work at a government agency, think tank, college or university, or other institute.