Master of Professional Studies in Regulatory Affairs

FAQs

General Questions

For general FAQs regarding the application process, tuition, financial aid, and more for MPS degree programs, click here.

You can also view and download the Master of Professional Studies Handbook here.

Program-Specific Questions:

Who should apply?
Where are classes held?
Do you offer any online classes?
What is the timeline for graduation?
How many students are in each class?
When can I start the program?

 

Who should apply?

The master's in Regulatory Affairs is designed for those who are looking to enter into or advance within careers in the regulatory and clinical affairs industry, including within business, government, and nonprofit organizations.

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Where are classes held?

Classes are offered both on campus and online. Online classes occur in a virtual setting, while on-campus classes are held at the SCS downtown campus, located at 640 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. This 91,000 square foot campus offers a state-of-the-art learning environment designed to foster collaboration between students, faculty, and staff.

Conveniently located in the vibrant, Metro-accessible downtown Gallery Place/Chinatown neighborhood, the campus is in close proximity to the National Mall and countless other D.C. landmarks and institutions. Additionally, this central location provides unparalleled opportunities for professional development, internships, and networking, as well as cultural activities and events.

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Do you offer any online classes?

Courses in this program are offered in both on-campus and online formats. Students also have the option to take courses through a combination of both formats. While online versions will be available for all of the program’s required courses, some elective courses may not be offered in the online format.

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What is the timeline for graduation?

Typically, part-time students finish the program in about 2.5 years, and students who participate in the program full-time can finish in five semesters (including summer terms).

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How many students are in each class?

Classes are typically limited to 20–25 students.

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When can I start the program?

Students may apply to join the inaugural class in Fall 2017. For more information on how to apply, click here.

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