Master of Science in Regulatory Affairs
This degree program will provide a comprehensive background in regulatory science with the additional training and experience required of regulatory affairs professionals to address federal and state regulatory statutes and laws with emphasis on the Food and Drug Administration. The degree is offered through the collaboration of the College of Sciences and the College of Business Administration.
The degree offering focuses on laws and regulations promulgated by the Federal government, especially the Food and Drug Administration, related to drug discovery, development, testing, and manufacture of products for commercial distribution. Also included are requirements for ongoing post-marketing surveillance. The degree program will provide students with detailed knowledge and understanding of current regulations and their practical application to the development and commercialization of drug, biologics, and medical device products. Also incorporated into the degree program are business administration courses that will provide students with communication and management skills essential for the successful regulatory affairs professional in an industry work environment.
Advanced Certificate in Regulatory Affairs
Students interested in earning the Advanced Certificate in Regulatory Affairs need to apply for admission to the University for this program through CSU Mentor and will be required to submit official transcripts showing completion of a bachelor's degree. Please select "Certificate: Regulatory Affairs" when submitting your application.
While you may register for your first course of the program prior to being formally accepted into the University, you will not be a candidate for the Advanced Certificate until you have been accepted into the University. Since only one 3-unit course can be transferred into the Certificate Program, you must be accepted to the University before you take additional courses.
Students may earn the Certificate in Regulatory Affairs by successfully completing the certificate courses. Other courses may not be substituted. You must earn a “B” or better in all Certificate courses. You can register for these courses by calling the SDSU College of Extended Studies (CES) at 619-594-5152 or by visiting http://www.ces.sdsu.edu/regulatoryaffairs.html and clicking on “register for classes”.