Our program is designed to develop mastery in five core competencies:
- Pharmaceutical product development
- Laws, regulations, and guidance for pharmaceutical products
- Regulatory science tools and approaches
- Regulatory communication
- Regulatory strategy
The Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) credential, awarded by the Regulatory Affairs Professional Society (RAPS), is the leading post-academic credential for regulatory professionals. In 2020, Regulatory Associates who held the RAC credential earned 42% more than those without it.1
The competencies mastered through the MPS in Regulatory Science program are in alignment with the competencies evaluated by the RAC exam, making our graduates well-positioned to sit for this test.
For more information about the RAC, please click here.
1Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society. 2020 Global Compensation & Scope of Practice for the Regulatory Profession.
The rapid growth of the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical products industries has created strong demand for highly skilled regulatory professionals. Regulatory professionals work within multidisciplinary teams to ensure their organization’s products adhere to all regulatory requirements throughout all phases of product development and market life.
Our graduates will be prepared to expand their careers in a wide range of regulatory positions in academia, industry, and government.
Here is a sample listing of regulatory positions graduates may pursue:
- Regulatory affairs associate/specialist/analyst/consultant
- Regulatory affairs manager/project manager/director
- Compliance specialist/officer/analyst
- Clinical research associate/coordinator
- Clinical manager/ research manager/ trial manager
- Medical writer