Regulatory Affairs is an excellent career for professionals who wish to work in a challenging and dynamic field that is at the center of science, business, government and most importantly, saving people’s lives.
The Regulatory Affairs Essentials certificate provides professionals with a comprehensive and balanced education focusing on the key areas of Regulatory Affairs and the FDA imposed regulations pertinent to the pharmaceutical and biologics industry. The certificate covers a broad range of necessary technical and business skills. It is designed to provide a basic preparation to professionals who want to participate in the process of drug development as regulatory and quality assurance and control professionals as well as provide a basic understanding to other experts involved directly in drug development process, including chemists, pharmacologists, and biologists.
The Regulatory Affairs Essentials certificate, which grew from demands by the industry, offers a well-rounded curriculum and provides career growth and opportunities for students interested in the Regulatory Affairs industry. The program will enable students to transition into the life science industry and launch careers as regulatory and compliance professionals.
To enroll in the certificate program, complete the application and, upon acceptance into the program, pay the $60 certificate fee. Although programs are open to all adult learners, UC San Diego Extension programs are designed to best serve college-prepared working professionals. Where program capacity is limited, applicants with this profile will receive preference for admission.
There are five required courses in the Regulatory Affairs Essentials certificate. Students may take courses in any sequence, although taking “Regulatory Requirements for Drugs and Biologics” first is highly recommended.
There will be a $95 fee upon acceptance into the program
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Complete the application and pay application fee.UC San Diego Extension programs are designed to best serve college-prepared working professionals. Although programs are open to all adult learners, where program capacity is limited, applicants with this profile will receive preference for admission.
There will be a $95 fee upon
acceptance into the program
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