There is a large and growing need for a well-trained regulatory science workforce to advance the translation of research into clinical interventions.
This is why the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law is collaborating with the Critical Path Institute (an organization created in partnership with the Food and Drug Administration) and the College of Pharmacy to offer am online certificate, which was created designed by academic and industry leaders to cover real-world issues in regulatory science.
You will learn what goes into creating and developing medical products, along with the legal practices governing them, to make an impact in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry.
Your legal education will teach you to “think like a lawyer,” honing your analytical skills, developing better critical thinking, and acquiring the professional skills you need no matter where your education takes you.
University of Arizona Law offers a mix of qualities no other school can match: a small, top-ranked program in the heart of a nationally acclaimed university, exceptional employment outcomes, the most global JD program in the country, and the chance to spend your law school years in Tucson, a cool, eclectic city with a diverse population of nearly one million people named the #4 best city for millennials by Money magazine.
Explore the full range of program offerings at http://law.arizona.edu/programs
College of Law
Arizona International Direct - Online
University of Arizona - Main - Tucson
Arizona Online - Online
1. Resume or curriculum vitae
2. Personal statement of up to 500 words summarizing qualifications for and interest in this certificate
3. Official academic transcripts*
4. Provide email addresses for two references
Please refer to the UA College of Law’s How to Apply webpage: https://law.arizona.edu/apply-health-certificates
*Unoffical transcipts may be provided at time of application
No standardized testing is required.
Applications for Fall admission are due August 1.
Applications for Spring admission are due December 15.
Applications for Summer admission are due April 20.
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
This Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Science consists of 12 credit units (4 courses at 3 credit units each). https://law.arizona.edu/graduate-certificate-regulatory-science. Students may select courses from the offering below.
LAW 576A: Drug Discovery, Development & Innovation to Reach the Marketplace
LAW 589A: Regulatory Science Case Study Project
LAW 575A: Clinical Research Ethics
LAW 577A: Development and Innovation: Biologics, Devices, and Diagnostics
LAW 575D: Leadership and Equity in the Life Sciences
LAW 588A: Translational Pathways for Medical Devices
LAW 590A: Access to Investigational Medical Products: Clinical Trials, Expanded Access, & Right to Try
Students may select one course from another health law and policy certificate offering, or from the Master of Legal Studies course offering, as an elective, upon approval from the program advisor.
List of courses: https://law.arizona.edu/sites/default/files/HealthLaw_Certs_Year_at_a_Glance_220526a_e-doc.pdf
Course credits in the Health Law & Policy Certificates may be applied to Arizona Law degree programs.
Please refer to the Graduate Student Handbook for students who are pursuing this program of study.