Online Master of Science in Clinical Research Management – Regulatory Science
The role of clinical research managers is expanding. To prepare for a regulatory affairs job, the Master of Science in clinical research management with a concentration in regulatory science takes a transdisciplinary approach. It provides education that focuses on clinical research and managing trials, with an emphasis on the regulatory aspects of research.
Next start date: 01/08/2024
Total classes: 11
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 33
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What is regulatory science and regulatory affairs?
Regulatory science addresses the safety and efficacy of new medical products, diagnostics and treatments. Regulatory affairs ensure new products meet the regulations and standards set by governing agencies.
This master’s program aligns regulations with science in the lifecycle of medical products. With a regulatory science degree concentration, you’ll have the ability to advance medical care and treatment while ensuring new discoveries adhere to rules and regulations that keep patients safe.
Become a regulatory scientist
The regulatory science concentration of this clinical research management master’s program emphasizes regulatory affairs and regulatory sciences. In this rigorous program, coursework will include regulatory writing techniques, quality assurance, medical devices and drugs, and pharmaceutical regulation. You’ll also develop your understanding of how to meet regulatory oversight requirements as they relate to the conduct of clinical studies.
Get started in regulatory science today
As an adult learner, you can enjoy the flexibility of online learning in this 33-credit-hour program. You also have the opportunity to take advantage of part-time study if it’s more conducive to your learning style. You can take all your courses online and complete a required six-semester-hour capstone clinical research project.
Laboratory management and regulatory affairs courses
Courses in this program include individual and group projects designed to prepare you to manage aspects of the regulatory process. You’ll learn about topics ranging from research monitoring and operations to medical device development and quality assurance. Courses may include:
Clinical Research Monitoring
Responsible Conduct of Clinical Research
Fundamentals of Regulatory Affairs
Clinical Research Operations
Scientific and Research Review Boards
Medical Device Development and Regulation
Quality Assurance and Clinical Research
Pharmaceutical Safety and Risk Management
What can I do with a degree concentration in regulatory science?
Graduates from the Master of Science in clinical research management with a concentration in regulatory science degree have a range of career opportunities to explore. Career examples include but are not limited to:
How to apply
Applicants must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation.
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