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.
Job Prospects: 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.
You can apply until:
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
The M.S. is offered in its entirety on evenings and weekends at Fort Washington.
Students complete the degree program through classes offered after 4:30 p.m. The degree program can be completed on a full- or part-time basis.
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
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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