Curriculum

Students take 30 credits of core regulatory courses, advanced courses and electives, and professional development courses in the first year of the program. In the second year, students complete two three-month rotation projects at City of Hope.

Fall Year 1

Course Number
Course Name
Credits
Intro to US Food and Drug Law
1.5
Medical Device Regulatory Affairs
1.5
Drug and Biologic Regulations
1.5
Clinical Biostatistics
3.0
Pharmaceutical Discovery
1.5
Pharmaceutical Development
1.5
Introduction to Bioscience Industries
3.0
Professional Development
0.0
 
Total credits Fall Year 1
13.5

Spring Year 1

Course Number
Course Name
Credits
Clinical Trials Design, Conduct and Strategy
1.5
Current Issues for FDA Regulated Products
1.5
Biopharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Control
1.5
Chemistry, Manufacturing, and Controls Regulation of Pharmaceuticals
1.5
Clinical Trial Design and Literature Evaluation
3.0
Biotechnology-based Therapeutics
3.0
Healthcare and Life Sciences Industry Ethics
1.5
 
Independent Study/Elective
3.0
 
Total credits Fall Year 1
16.5