Translational Research: Regulatory Science, Certificate
Penn offers three certificates in Translational Research: the Certificate in Translational Science, the Certificate in Entrepreneurial Science, or the Certificate in Regulatory Science. The Certificate in Regulatory Science is designed for PhD scientists who wish to pursue Regulatory Science careers in academia, the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, the consulting and legal industries, and federal agencies.
The certificate can be finished in one year and must be completed within two years.
The certificate requires the completion of 4 course units with a passing grade of B- or better.
|REG 510||Introduction to Clinical and Translational Research||1.0|
|REG 610||Fundamentals of FDA Regulation||1.0|
|Select 2 electives from the following:||2|
|Clinical Study Management|
|Introduction to Drug Development|
|Biopharmaceutical Product Development, Manufacturing and Regulatory Affairs|
|Cell and Gene Therapy|
|New Trends in Medicine and Vaccine Discovery|
|Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Design|
|Nanoscale Science and Engineering|
Other Electives 2
|Total Course Units||4.00|
Other biostatistics courses may be substituted if taken in the past two years with a grade of B- or better.
Students may take elective courses outside of these recommendations, by substituting a different MTR/REG course or a course outside of MTR/REG, but must obtain permission before enrolling.
The certificate requires a one-year engagement in clinical and translational research. This will take the form of a new research project or as a translational arm to research currently being conducted. Prospective students will identify a mentor and define the research project at the time of application.
The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2020 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.