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Master of Professional Science
in Regulatory Science

The history of health care is a legacy of innovation made by determined, knowledgeable people working together to meet the never-ending medical challenges that have arisen around the world. Today brings challenges of its own. With an M.P.S. in Regulatory Science from UNC, you will be prepared to play a critical role in the public or private sector to ensure that pharmaceutical products are safe and effective for human use. You'll acquire the professional savvy that this field demands and master the kind of problem-solving skills that makes those working in the regulatory field the gatekeepers protecting the health of the global community. Prepare yourself for a career that gives you the ability to make history every day.


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School of Pharmacy
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Credit Hours



A One-of-a-Kind Program 

There is an increasing need for well-trained regulatory professionals who understand how regulatory science can advance pharmaceutical product development from concept to market and beyond. Our program is distinctive in the balance of advanced regulatory science and critical business skills, including an internship experience that will allow you to put all your skills to practice. We ensure our students are well-equipped to succeed in a regulatory science role and as a future leader in the field. No other Regulatory Science program offers a Master of Professional Science and we are proud to be recognized by the National Professional Science Master’s Association (NPSMA).

Program Highlights

  • Curriculum developed by faculty and working professionals
  • Balanced regulatory science and professional skills training
  • Experiential learning internship
  • Seminar series provides working professional experiences
  • Online hybrid asynchronous and synchronous curriculum
  • Faculty support and mentoring for all students
  • Networking opportunities throughout the program
  • Advisory Committee of recognized regulatory leaders
  • Full-time and part-time enrollment options
  • Flexible Fall and Spring semester entry available
  • NCCU Scholarship available to support tuition for qualified current or former NCCU students


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