M.Sc. On Campus

Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance

12 months
38214 USD/year
38214 USD/year
35622 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Since its establishment Temple University's Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance program has played a significant role in training pharmaceutical company personnel in regulations and quality principles and practices.


Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance courses at Temple University meet the career requirements of professionals in the pharmaceutical and related industries. The program provides students with a broad knowledge of the industry, fostering their professional development and preparing them for supervisory and managerial positions.

Ranking: Temple's master's degree in Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance is widely recognized as the oldest, most comprehensive, and most respected academic program of its type in the world.

Areas of Specialization: This is a non-thesis M.S. program. Faculty members are specialists in many areas, such as auditing; clinical trial management and operations; global regulation; IND/NDA submissions; manufacturing; pharmaceutical, food, and device law; pharmaceutical labeling and advertising; quality assurance; regulatory affairs; and validation.

Future Career

Students find positions in all areas of the pharmaceutical industry, including big Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) and generic companies, biotechnology, clinical research organizations, and medical devices and packaging. Employment is also found with government agencies, including the FDA, and healthcare providers.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Drug Development
  • Quality Audit
  • Investigational New Drug/New Drug Application Submissions
  • Food and Drug Law
  • Good Laboratory Practices
  • Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Advanced Good Manufacturing Practices - Defining "c"
  • Good Clinical Practices

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Research your graduate degree program
  • Complete online application
  • Letters of Reference: 2
  • Statement of Goals: Describe your experience in the pharmaceutical or related industries, indicating how the Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance M.S. program will help you achieve your career objectives.
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Resume: Current resume or CV required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Discipline/Related Discipline: A baccalaureate degree is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38214 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38214 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    38214 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38214 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    35622 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35622 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 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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