Applications for the online Master of Science and Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Science programs are now being accepted until June 30, 2018. Fall semester begins August 27, 2018.

Advance Your Career with the MS in Regulatory Science

The Masters of Science and Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Science programs are online, part-time programs designed for working professionals who now work in (or would like to work in) regulatory science in industry or government.

In most instances, candidates who have earned a BA or BS degree in an area of science, health or policy, engineering, or business from a U.S. or international institution are adequately prepared to successfully complete the MS in Regulatory Science program. International students residing abroad are eligible for enrollment. International applicants whose first language is not English must provide current, official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test scores.

Apply to the MS in Regulatory Science Program

Applications for admission to the MS in Regulatory Science program are evaluated on the basis of the following:

  • Preferred minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) and overall quality of academic transcripts.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test is required if applicant has less than five years work experience related to regulatory science (a GRE subject test is not required). Please use code 5848 for the Graduate School and 0613 for the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
  • Three letters of recommendation submitted electronically.
  • Resume submitted to sessien@rx.umaryland.edu. Please put in subject line "Resume: [Last Name], [First Name]".
  • A concise "Statement of Goals in Regulatory Science." Please discuss your career objectives pertaining to regulatory science, including relevant work experience as appropriate. Please submit this statement using both the online form and e-mail to sessien@rx.umaryland.edu.
  • International applicants must also take TOEFL or IELTS, with minimum 600 for the paper-based test and 100 for the internet-based test; or, minimum score of 8 on the IELTS.

To apply for the MS in Regulatory Sciene program, students must submit a completed application form, official test scores (not copies), official transcripts, and other supporting documentation, as outlined below:

  • Official transcripts
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores for international applicants
  • Three Letters of Recommendation using the Graduate School form
  • "Statement of Goals in Regulatory Science"

Applicants may apply online.

Applications, transcripts, and official standardized test score reports must be sent to the Graduate School:

University of Maryland, Baltimore
Graduate School
620 West Lexington Street, Suite 5110
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Supplemental application materials, including letters of recommendation and the Statement of Goals, may be sent directly to:

University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Attn: Sharese Essien
20 Penn Street, Room 503B
Baltimore MD, 21201
sessien@rx.umaryland.edu

Apply to the Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Science Program

Application requirements for the Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Science are slightly reduced compared to those for the MS in Regulatory Science.

Like applicants for the MS in Regulatory Science program, applicants for the Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Science must provide a completed application form (and pay the required application fee). Other required items include:

  • Official transcripts
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores for international applicants (official test scores, not copies)
  • One (1) Letter of Recommendation using the Graduate School form
  • "Statement of Goals in Regulatory Science"

Applications, transcripts, and official standardized test score reports must be sent to the Graduate School:

University of Maryland, Baltimore
Graduate School
620 West Lexington Street, Suite 5110
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Supplemental application materials, including letters of recommendation and the Statement of Goals, may be sent directly to:

University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
Attn: Sharese Essien
20 Penn Street, Room 503B
Baltimore MD, 21201
sessien@rx.umaryland.edu

Applicants for the Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Science program are not required to take the GRE.