Regulatory Science, Certificate, Master's

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Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to contribute to drug and biologics regulation and pharmaceutical product lifecycles.

According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), regulatory science is the science of developing new tools, standards, and approaches to assess the safety, efficacy, quality, and performance of FDA-regulated products. The strength of the 30-credit MS program is its science-driven approach to drug and biologic product development and regulation. The program covers regulatory affairs in a global manner, including the application of regulatory principles worldwide. The Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Science consists of the first two courses of the MS program, for a total of 12 credits. Certificate students can apply for the MS program at a later date, if desired, and apply their completed courses towards the MS degree.

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Program Details

Class Format

Online, Part Time

Program Location


Program Length

2 years (MS)
1 year (Certificate)

Credits to Complete

30 (MS), 12 (Certificate)

Cost/Credit Hour


In State: $679
Out of State: $837


In State: $679
Out of State: $837

Dates & Deadlines

Fall deadline: June 30

Program Contacts


Erika Pixley, MBA
Associate Director of Admissions
Office of Graduate Programs 


James Polli, PhD
Director, MS and Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Science


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