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Biotechnology: Biotechnology Regulatory Affairs

University of Maryland University College

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Strengthen your marketability in international biotech business with a master's degree in biotechnology with a specialization in Biotechnology: Biotechnology Regulatory Affairs at University of Maryland University College.

Overview

Combine your interest in science, business and technology for a rewarding career in the growing biotechnology industry.

The Biotechnology: Biotechnology Regulatory Affairs specialization at University of Maryland University College assists students with understanding the regulatory and policy issues that face the field of biotechnology. The curriculum covers the impact of regulatory and policy issues on domestic and international affairs, clinical trials and various aspects of a product's life cycle, good laboratory and manufacturing practices, quality control and assurance, bioethics, and the business of global biotechnology.

Program Objectives

The graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Have a greater grasp of the technologies currently in use in the biotechnology industry.
  • Gain an understanding of the regulatory role of federal and state governmental agencies as well as international bodies and professional groups.
  • Understand the "business of biotechnology," including financial, strategic, and human resource management in the industry.
  • Have increased knowledge of bioinformatics.
Career Path

The Master of Science program in biotechnology serves a number of careers at the entry-, mid-, or high-level positions, depending on the prior level of experience of the candidate.

Graduates of the biotechnology regulatory affairs specialization, depending on their background, can find positions such as:

  • Senior managers in regulatory affairs
  • Specialists in regulatory affairs
  • Quality assurance specialists
  • Clinical specialists
  • Other health care and biotechnology professionals

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Societal Issues in Biotechnology

  • Introduction to Bioinformatics

  • Bioprocessing and the Business of Biotechnology

  • Techniques of Biotechnology

  • Foundations of Project Management

  • Biotechnology and the Regulatory Environment

  • Preclinical and Clinical Research Design

  • Product Life Cycle–Approval, Production, and Marketing for Devices and Drugs

  • Global Biotechnology Business Issues

  • Practical Applications of Biotech Regulatory Affairs

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

Online
  • Fully structured
  • No Attendance
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions), Online group works/assignments

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official documentation indicating successful completion of the equivalent of a U.S. baccalaureate degree: If you were educated in a country other than the United States, you must have your official transcripts evaluated by an independent credit evaluation service. The evaluation company will send a copy of the evaluation to both you and UMUC. However, providing your transcript does not ensure admission to the Graduate School.
  • English language proficiency: If you were educated outside of the U.S., you need to demonstrate college-level proficiency in written English to UMUC.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    659 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 659 USD per credit and a duration of  .
  • National

    480 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 480 USD per credit and a duration of  .

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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