Online Master of Science in Regulatory Science
A master’s in regulatory science degree builds the knowledge and abilities needed to ensure the safety of medical research, pharmaceuticals and medical devices. This degree prepares you for a variety of careers focused on improving safety for the general public. Graduates often go on to work for manufacturers and agencies that oversee businesses in this sector.
Next start date: 03/13/2023
Total classes: 11
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 33
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What is a master’s in regulatory science?
Regulatory science programs focus on how to ensure compliance with regulations in the development, approval and marketing of medical products. You’ll learn about the application of regulations throughout the life cycle of medical products and pharmaceuticals with an emphasis on safety, quality and performance.
Arizona State University’s master’s in regulatory affairs degree takes a transdisciplinary approach and combines aspects of business, engineering and regulatory science. This prepares you to meet the unique needs of regulating bodies and the regulation industry. Coursework in the online regulatory science degree covers:
- Clinical research.
- Global regulatory affairs.
- Legal concerns.
- Quality systems.
Additionally, you can collaborate with clinical research management students in certain courses to gain exposure to this related field and build relevant interpersonal abilities.
What do regulatory scientists do?
Regulatory scientists, regulatory affairs professionals and those in similar roles build careers focused on ensuring the safety and effectiveness of products.
Featured master’s in regulatory science courses
The master’s in regulatory science degree prepares you to assess the safety of medical products as overseen by various regulatory agencies. You’ll learn about clinical trial procedures and regulations, project management, data analysis, clinical research operations and more. By earning this degree, you can build a holistic understanding of the regulatory environment. Featured courses include:
Drug Discovery, Development and Regulations
Global Regulatory Affairs
Legal Aspects of Clinical Research
Translational Research in Drug Discovery and Development
Fundamentals of Regulatory Affairs
Quality Assurance and Clinical Research
Responsible Conduct of Clinical Research
Clinical Research Design and Methods
What can I do with a master’s in regulatory science?
After completing a master’s in regulatory science, graduates may take on oversight roles related to the development, distribution and marketing of pharmaceuticals, medical devices and other similar products. By earning this degree, you can build the knowledge needed to work for regulatory agencies and businesses in regulated industries. Career examples include:
Master’s in regulatory science admission requirements
Applicants to the Master of Science in regulatory science must fulfill the requirements of both the Graduate College and the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation.
Earn a regulatory science degree from an innovative health school
ASU’s Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation provides a first-class education to students across a wide range of health disciplines. The college distinguishes itself through high-quality instructors and challenging courses and programs.
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