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The Research Apprenticeship Multicultural Partnership (RAMP) Program at Urban College of Boston



The RAMP Program leads to an academic certificate in Clinical Research Coordination and is aimed at training the next generation of clinical research professionals. Through the RAMP Program, students will gain both the academic and experiential knowledge necessary to work in one of Boston’s many clinical research programs. With the specialized academic support of Urban College of Boston and a curriculum designed in collaboration with researchers at Tufts Medical Center and experienced UCB faculty, the RAMP Program aims to fully prepare admitted students to work in the high-demand field of clinical research coordination.


Students who successfully complete the four-semester academic program will earn a 21-credit Certificate in Clinical Research Coordination. 


The curriculum for the RAMP involves the following courses and practicum:



CRC101: Clinical Research Coordination I (3 credits)

COM112: Speech Communication for Health Professions (3 credits)

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PRO101-CRC: Professional Seminar I (4 credits)


CRC102: Clinical Research Coordination II (3 credits)

ENG111: College Writing I (3 credits)

PRO201-CRC: Professional Seminar II with embedded internship (5 credits












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The Research Apprenticeship Multicultural Partnership (RAMP) program is generously supported by the United Way's Venture Fund, presented by Aetna.

Important Contacts

Caitlin Callahan
Director of Development

Urban College of Boston




Clea Andreadis

Chief Academic Officer

Urban College of Boston