Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance (RAQA)


The original and most comprehensive graduate program in RA and QA celebrating 50+ years of excellence. Available online and on campus.

Learn about our cutting-edge degree in biopharmaceuticals: MS in Advanced Biotherapeutics: Manufacturing and Regulatory Affairs in partnership with Jefferson University.

Summer 2024 schedule

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OUTSTANDING REPUTATION: Our graduate program is well-known and respected. Join the more than 2,600 graduates from our Master of Science in Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance (RAQA), who continue to be leaders in the industry.  

DISCUSSIONS WITH EXPERTS: Our program features live classes (online) taught by experts working in industry and FDA. Students come from across the U.S. and the world.  

FIRST RAQA DEGREE: Temple University School of Pharmacy (TUSP) pioneered graduate education in regulatory affairs and quality assurance for the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, medical device and related regulated industries over 50 years ago. We continue to set the standard for programs of this type in the nation. All of our master's programs and most of our certificates may be completed entirely ONLINE.

MORE CHOICES: Since 1968, TUSP has led graduate education in RAQA. We offer more than 80 online courses in regulatory affairs, quality assurance, medical devices, biopharmaceuticals, validation, clinical trials, pharmacovigilance and more. Our comprehensive curriculum in RAQA is highly interactive, offering networking opportunities and immersive learning. Our graduate programs include the following:

Overview of all RAQA programs

Master of Science in Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance (Online)

Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Regulatory Sciences (Online)

Master of Science in Global Clinical and Pharmacovigilance Regulations (GCPR) for PharmDs and MDs only (Online)

Master of Science in Advanced Biotherapeutics:  Manufacturing and Regulatory Affairs 

Fifteen online certificate programs in topics ranging from drug development, clinical trials, biologics, food RAQA, labeling and promotions, manufacturing, medical devices, pharmacovigilance, sterile products, validation, and more. Students with master's degrees can pursue post-master's certificates.  

CREDITS EARNED IN OUR CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS can count towards the various MS degrees. You can start with a course, earn a certificate and then apply for an MS program.

REAL-WORLD ISSUES: Learn real-world issues affecting these industries, from current quality practices to the latest trends in domestic and global regulation. Gain a deep appreciation of the complexity of blending pharmaceutical and regulatory science on a global scale.

HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE: Participate in hands-on learning through workshops and actual experience. 

AVAILABLE TO INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Certificates and the MS in RAQA may be completed on-campus, making it possible for international students to receive F-1 student visas.

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