Master of Science in Health Sciences in the Field of Regulatory Affairs
The master of science in health sciences in the field of regulatory affairs degree program is designed to prepare graduates to facilitate and lead change and innovation in regulatory practice. Throughout the program, students will develop strategies for integrating business needs into regulatory strategic planning and will learn to evaluate the scientific and economic value of bringing new health care products to the global market.
The program helps prepare its graduates to:
- Lead and collaborate with all involved functions and stakeholders for effective development of medical products;
- Develop a broad understanding of the philosophies and roles of the domestic and international regulatory agencies that oversee drug, biologic, device and diagnostic development;
- Provide strategic direction, integrating business needs in matters of regulatory science and affairs.
The Master of Science in Health Sciences in the field of Regulatory Affairs (RAFF) requires successful completion of 36 credits, including: 9 credits of the research coursework, 6 credits of strategic leadership courses, 18 credits in the field of regulatory affairs, and a 3-credit elective course.
|Regulatory affairs courses|
|RAFF 6201||Introduction to Global Regulatory Affairs|
|RAFF 6202||Regulatory Drug Biologics|
|RAFF 6203||Regulatory Device Diagnostics|
|RAFF 6204||Clinical Research for Regulatory Affairs|
|RAFF 6205||Regulatory Affairs Compliance|
|RAFF 6275||Leadership inRegulatoryAffairs|
|Graduate research courses|
|HSCI 6263||Biostatistics Transl Research|
|HSCI 6264||Epidemiology Translational Res|
|Strategic leadership courses|
|HSCI 6223||Topics -Health Care Leadership|
|HSCI 6240||Issues & Trends in Health Syst|
|HSCI 6241||The Health Care Enterprise|
|One of the following:|
|CML 6274||Health Economics and Finance|
|CRA 6203||Partnerships w/Human Subjects|
|CRA 6208||International Clinical Rsrch|
|CRA 6209||Monitoring Clinical Research|
|HCQ 6201||Building a Quality Culture|
Up to six credits of previously earned graduate-level coursework may be accepted as transfer credit. Contact the program office for the full policy and guidelines.
Official transfer credit evaluations are conducted only for admitted students.