M.Sc. Online

Regulatory Compliance

Northwestern University

24 months
3929 USD/module
3929 USD/module
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The Regulatory Compliance program of Northwestern University is an interdisciplinary professional program that addresses core areas of compliance, including risk management, quality and regulatory science, practices and enforcement, leadership and communication skills.


The Regulatory Compliance program of Northwestern University focuses on these core competencies while also stressing practical applications within the program’s three tracks: healthcare compliance, clinical research and quality and regulatory science. MSRC graduates are prepared to assume leadership positions in healthcare compliance, clinical compliance, and in quality and regulatory industries, including pharmaceutical, life sciences, food, and medical device industries. Even PhDs can significantly enhance their skill sets and find new professional opportunities in this increasingly important and sensitive field.

Program highlights

The program offers a thorough grounding in the interdisciplinary core competencies of regulatory compliance, including risk management, quality and regulatory science, leadership and communication skills. MSRC places a strong emphasis on practical application: courses are taught by industry experts — leading minds with extensive experience in navigating regulatory compliance challenges. MSRC’s partnership with Northwestern Memorial Hospital, the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and the Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Science Institute is another benefit, continuously feeding the program with the latest insights on healthcare, translational research and regulation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quality Systems for Regulatory Compliance
  • Applied Research and Writing
  • Biostatistics
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Risk and Decision Management
  • Foundations of Leadership

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application form
  • One sealed copy of official transcripts from ALL previously attended colleges and universities
  • Two letters of recommendation focusing on academic achievement and ability
  • Statement of purpose
  • Current résumé or curriculum vitae
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (international students)

Tuition Fee

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    3929 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3929 USD per module during 24 months.
  • National

    3929 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3929 USD per module during 24 months.

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