The George Washington University

School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Master of Science in Health Sciences in Regulatory Affairs


2121 I Street

Washington, DC 20052

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Health Sciences in Regulatory Affairs

Format: Online

Program Description:

The George Washington University’s (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences offers two online programs in Regulatory Affairs: a Master of Science in Health Sciences (MSHS), and a Graduate Certificate.

Both the online masters and graduate certificate programs prepare scientists and regulatory professionals to manage the key elements of the regulatory process. The rigorous curriculum focuses on regulatory strategy, regulatory guidance, regulatory compliance, legal and ethical issues, processes for product development and the business and political components of regulation in clinical research, all while reinforcing the science behind the methods.

Program Highlights:
  • Global Perspective: Gain multi-faceted skills needed in today’s local markets and abroad.
  • Interdisciplinary Approach: Graduate with expert knowledge of regulatory strategies from the combined practices from law, health and business.
  • Extensive Networking Opportunities: Engage with a rich, global network of professionals who are actively shaping regulatory policy.
  • Practitioner Faculty: Learn from former FDA officials and renowned industry insiders.
  • Applied Curriculum: Study a curriculum designed by industry experts in research, development and health care regulation.
  • Flexible Learning Environment:Benefit from the flexibility and freedom to complete your two-year degree while maintaining personal and professional commitments.


Middle States

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: The Office of Student Financial Assistance offers financial aid in the form of Federal Stafford Loans and alternative loans to graduate students seeking to finance their graduate educations.

Locale: Large City