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M.S. in Drug Regulatory Affairs
With pressure to contain the cost and time it takes to create new products and bring them to market, professionals with expertise in regulatory affairs are highly sought after by pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers, as well as by hospitals, health maintenance organizations (HMOs) and a range of other health care oriented organizations as well. The expertise of a DRA professional may be used in areas such as clinical trials, manufacturing, compliance, patenting, sales and marketing, IT, finance and scientific writing.
Employment opportunities include:
In addition to a strong background in pharmaceutical science and regulatory affairs, a successful DRA professional should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, high ethical standards, attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
The mission of the Master of Science program in Drug Regulatory Affairs is to prepare students to become lifelong learners and leaders in a variety of settings including biotechnology, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, consulting arena, and liaise with government and regulatory agencies worldwide. Students will:
a) Demonstrate a mastery of a broad didactic foundation in regulatory affairs gained in advanced coursework;
b) Develop strong skills through exposure to significant regulatory projects and case studies during which they translate their knowledge into practice; and
c) Utilize professional skills such as statistical analysis, knowledge of regulatory guidance documents, as well as written and verbal communication skills.
These abilities will be acquired through specific coursework and seminars and other professional and personal development offered during the course of study.
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999