24 months
1275 USD/credit 19125 USD/year
1275 USD/credit 19125 USD/year
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The bottom line for all healthcare regulations and policies is to keep patients safe. In this Regulatory Affairs and Health Policy program from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, you’ll build on your previous bachelor’s degree to advance your training in the law and regulation of healthcare, drugs, devices and biologics, as well as health policy.

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About the University

For nearly 200 years, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) has been educating future healthcare leaders. Our singular focus on healthcare and broad portfolio of undergraduate and graduate healthcare programs uniquely positions us to provide an innovative, interprofessional collaborative education that better prepares students to join the integrative team-based care models of today’s healthcare system. Deep-rooted relationships with prestigious medical and research institutions in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, across New England and around the globe enable students to gain the most effective clinical and non-clinical experiences available.

Key Features

Over the course of approximately two years, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from executives with experience in drugs, devices and biologics, healthcare, and policy online and in face-to-face settings. When you graduate from the Regulatory Affairs and Health Policy program at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, you’ll have firsthand experience on how to navigate and uphold the regulatory and legal environment in vital capacities, such as helping pharmaceutical companies gain FDA approval or assisting regulatory agencies develop healthcare policies. And you’ll be fully prepared to advance as a leader in the industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Law and Health Policy of Drugs and Devices
  • FDA and Regulatory Affairs
  • International Regulatory Affairs
  • Statistics in Clinical Research
  • Laws and Regulations Governing Human Research
  • Health Epidemiology
  • Advanced Topics in Regulatory Affairs

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applicants are encouraged to apply early, as space is limited.


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

For admission to the program, an applicant must have:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • A minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Experience, interest, or current employment in a research field

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19125 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1275 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    19125 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1275 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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