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School of Pharmacy

» Master of Science in Regulatory Affairs (pending approval)

Chapman University’s Master of Science in Regulatory Affairs (MSRA) is a four-semester program that provides advanced didactic education and experiential simulation training in an online format to help professionals advance as regulatory affairs experts and leaders.

Program Highlights:

  • Two program tracks: Biopharmaceutical and Medical Devices
  • Part-time program options available for working professionals.
  • Located near biomedical, biotech and pharmaceutical companies and other job opportunities in Irvine, California.
  • Program covers the steps required to bring a medical product to market, both in the U.S. and around the globe.
  • Graduate courses address critical regulatory issues affecting all stages and processes in regulatory affairs.

Why Choose CUSP?

CUSP will provide students with a solid foundation in an integrated and interdisciplinary program within the regulatory affairs science and practice that combines: 

  • A comprehensive education and training to include strong foundational knowledge, current practices and ethics related to regulatory affairs. 
  • Leadership, innovation and entrepreneurship in patient regulatory affairs through didactic course work, simulation and active-learning internships 
  • Course work and simulation that broadens the trainees’ background to enhance career opportunities in regulatory affairs 
  • The School of Pharmacy's location in Irvine, Orange County, CA, provides unique opportunities for students to network with nearby medical device and pharmaceutical companies health care organizations. Orange County is a hub for the medical device and pharmaceutical industry, and health care organizations. Orange County is the 1st US county by the number of employees and 2nd by the number of medical equipment and supplies manufacturing establishments (US Bureau of Labor Statistics). There is a substantial number of regulatory affairs positions and job openings in Orange, California and the US 
  • Ranked #121 among 399 top-tier universities in the U.S. according to U.S. News & World Report, Chapman offers students personalized educational opportunities and a world-class faculty. 

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