Program Overview – online, part-time

Due to the rapidly expanding biomedical industries, an increase in the number of Regulatory Sciences professionals is needed to maintain compliance with regulatory policies and procedures for multiple product lines. The Regulatory Sciences Graduate Certificate Program provides a foundational core for individuals who wish to round out their experiences in regulatory affairs or transition into entry level regulatory affairs positions. Specialized and convenient education is crucial for busy professionals to gain and maintain an understanding of the scientific and technical background of new or existing products. The program plan is ideal for working professionals and consists of 14 semester credit hours, delivered by Internet-based instruction, with occasional face-to-face sessions at the UGA Gwinnett Campus. The Regulatory Sciences Graduate Certificate coursework can be applied toward the UGA Master of Science degree program with an emphasis in Regulatory Sciences.

UGA’s Regulatory Sciences Graduate offerings cover:

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Biologics
  • Medical Devices
  • Veterinary Products
  • Combination Products
  • International Regulations

Download Regulatory Sciences Graduate Certificate program brochure (PDF)

Certificate Program Plan

14 total semester hours

Course topics include:

  • PHAR 6010E: Intro to Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology & Device Industries (4 hrs)
  • PHAR 6020E: Food and Drug Law (3 hrs)
  • PHAR 6030E: Current Good Manufacturing Practices (4 hrs)
  • PHRM 7230E: Ethics in Research (3 hrs)
Sample part-time schedule

Fall Semester

  • Intro to Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology & Device Industries (4 hrs)
  • Ethical Issues in Research (3 hrs)

Spring Semester

  • Food and Drug Law (3 hrs)

Summer Semester

  • Current Good Manufacturing Practices (4 hrs)

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