» Master of Science in Regulatory Affairs

The Master of Science of Regulatory Affairs (MSRA) is a 4-semester hybrid program that provides advanced didactic education and experiential simulation training in both an online and in-person format to help professionals advance as regulatory affairs experts and leaders. 

Regulatory affairs courses within this program will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to effectively manage the regulatory process.  From discovery to commercialization, the program will cover the steps that are 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 of the stages and processes in regulatory affairs.

The MSRA offers two tracks:
  • Biopharmaceutical 
  • Medical Devices

Part-time program options are available for working professionals. 

Graduates of the program can pursue a variety of career opportunities in the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industry, regulatory agencies, contract research organizations, consulting firms, among other organizations. 

The School of Pharmacy is located on Chapman’s Rinker Health Sciences Campus, in beautiful Irvine, California. Our location in Orange County provides unique opportunities for students to network with numerous nearby health care organizations and companies. Orange County is the #1 county in the U.S. with the number of employees in the health field and #2 for the number of medical equipment and supplies manufacturing establishments (U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics). There are a substantial number of regulatory affairs positions and job opportunities in Orange County and the surrounding area.


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