Master of Professional Studies in Regulatory Affairs

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Master's in Regulatory Affairs Degree Program

Applications are currently being accepted for the Fall 2017 term.


In the ever-changing and complex landscape of regulations and policies guiding research, there is a growing demand for professionals who can find innovative, ethical, and compliant solutions to healthcare needs.

Georgetown University’s Master of Professional Studies in Regulatory Affairs is shaping the next generation of these sought-after professionals. With a curriculum that blends science, ethics, policy, and business, the program examines the full scope of the medical product lifecycle across national, international, and emerging markets. Students develop the competencies needed to guide regulatory processes through all stages—from pre-clinical studies to clinical trials involving humans, product approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and other regulatory bodies, and post-marketing activities such as safety monitoring.

Who Should Apply

Designed for early- and mid-career professionals, the master’s in Regulatory Affairs degree program equips students with a strategic and practical toolset that prepares them to pursue a broad range of career paths within business, government, and nonprofit organizations. Students will leave the program with not only a deeper understanding of the regulatory affairs field, but also the integral skills that place them in high demand in this growing marketplace.

Explore the Degree

  • Specialized Curriculum. The program prepares students with the technical knowledge and analytical skills needed to pursue a wide range of careers in the regulatory space.
  • Flexible Format. The program enables students to take classes online, on campus, or through a combination of both; students also have the options to enroll in the program on either a part-time or full-time basis.
  • Comprehensive Approach. Students develop a deeper understanding of the product lifecycle, as well as the strategies needed to seamlessly manage the considerations and complexities across all stages.
  • Industry Expertise. Students engage with industry leaders and scholars through a combination of classroom learning and hands-on experience in the field.

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