Pharmaceutical Regulation

Explore the dynamic field of pharmaceutical regulation, made up professionals who are vital to ensuring the safety and effectiveness of pharmaceuticals.

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Overview

Graduate Program Highlights

Applied & Practical Approach Designed with a real-world focus

Networking Opportunities Live interaction in all courses and on-campus networking opportunities

4 Enrollment Options MS, MS & MBA, Graduate Certificate, Non-Degree Enrollment

Flexible Hours You choose your own schedule

Curriculum-Master’s    Curriculum-Certificate

What is Pharmaceutical Regulation?

Pharmaceutical Regulation is an essential, global and diverse field that is tasked with ensuring safe, effective, and high-quality health care through regulatory compliance. Pharmaceutical Regulation may comprise drug research and development, clinical trials, market approvals, manufacturing, labeling, distribution, advertising and promotion, and safety surveillance.

At the University of Florida, our Pharmaceutical Regulation specialty track is extremely unique! In fact, we think it’s one-of-a-kind. Why? Because this specialty track really focuses on developing regulatory professionals to assume executive positions and who are ready to be change-makers. Is this you?

We emphasize the broad nature of pharmaceutical regulation, focused on big picture solutions to advance healthcare, improve outcomes, and protect patients and healthcare providers. The courses in the pharmaceutical regulation track are designed to give students a firm grounding in the regulatory framework around the manufacture, distribution, dispensing and use of pharmaceutical products, and place pharmaceuticals in a larger context of health care. Students explore the roles of regulation, regulation responsibilities and delve into the complexities and challenges that face health care.

The UF Pharmaceutical Regulation curriculum will provide a comprehensive education in in the regulatory framework of pharmaceutical-related topics.

Pharmaceutical Regulation addresses topics like:

  • Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Advertising, Promotion & Labeling
  • Dispensing & Use
  • Public Health Protection
  • Global Health & Security
  • Patient Privacy & Data Management
  • Ethics

U.S. Food & Drug Administration, March 30, 2018

“Executive Summary: Strategic Plan for Regulatory Science”

Learn more about this diverse field by reading this article on the FDA’s plan for regulatory science.


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