Applications for the online Master of Science and Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Science programs are now being accepted until June 30, 2020, for classes beginning in Fall 2020.

PLEASE NOTE: While the Master of Science and Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Science programs offers a rolling admissions process, the Admissions Committee will not begin reviewing applications for Fall 2020 until February 2020.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Master of Science and Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Science

This four-minute video offers answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the Masters of Science and Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Science programs.

Applicant Qualifications:

Prospective students interested in applying to the Master of Science and Graduate Certificate in Regulatory Science programs are evaluated on:

  • Preferred minimum 3.0 Grade Point Average (GPA) and overall quality of academic transcripts.
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Resume or CV
  • Statement of Goals

Admissions Process:

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:

Online Application Form

  • Completion of the online application form and fee $75. Please follow the instructions for completing the application and providing supporting materials here.

Supporting Materials

Supporting materials are required as part of your application review. You must submit the online application form and fee before sending your supporting materials. (An application is not considered complete until the online application and paid fee along with all supporting materials are uploaded.)

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) – Your resume or CV must be uploaded as a supplement item as part of your online application (please make sure you “submit” the online application form and fee first.)
  • Essay – Your essay must be uploaded as a supplemental item to the online application (please make sure you “submit” the online application form and fee first.) The essay should be between 300-500 words, and should indicate why you intend to enroll in the program; your career objectives pertaining to regulatory science, including relevant work experience as appropriate and what you expect to get out of this program. Please label the essay with your first and last name, the semester you are applying and that you are applying for the MS program.
  • Recommendations – Please provide three (3) recommendations from individuals who can attest to the quality of your academic or scholastic potential and/or work performance. Your recommendations are managed by the online application; you will need the email addresses of your recommenders when you complete this portion of the application.
  • Transcripts – An official transcript (please make sure you "submit" the online application form and fee first) from each college or university that you are currently attending or you previously attended must be provided in a sealed envelope by the sending institution. Electronic transcripts are accepted in lieu of sealed, paper transcripts. Official electronic transcripts may be sent directly from your degree-granting institution to gradapply@umaryland.edu.

    Transcripts (U.S. only) may also be provided through one of the following transcript clearinghouse services:

    http://www.parchment.com/c/college/search/browse/
    http://www.studentclearinghouse.org/etx_registry.php
    https://iwantmytranscript.com/

    Please have your transcripts mailed to:

    ATTN: Admissions
    University of Maryland, Baltimore
    The Graduate School
    620 W. Lexington St., Suite 5110
    Baltimore, MD 21201
  • English Language Proficiency – International applicants must take the TOEFL or IELTS and achieve a minimum, total score of 100 on the internet-based test (or 600, pbt) on the TOEFL; or, a minimum, total score of 8 on the IELTS.
  • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test is not required.

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

Online Application Form

  • Completion of the online application form and fee $75. Please follow the instructions for completing the application and providing supporting materials here.

Supporting Materials

Supporting materials are required as part of your application review. You must submit the online application form and fee before sending your supporting materials. (An application is not considered complete until the online application and paid fee along with all supporting materials are uploaded.)

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV) – Your resume or CV must be uploaded as a supplement item as part of your online application (please make sure you “submit” the online application form and fee first.)
  • Essay – Your essay must be uploaded as a supplemental item to the online application (please make sure you “submit” the online application form and fee first). The essay should be between 300-500 words, and should indicate why you intend to enroll in the program; your career objectives pertaining to regulatory science, including relevant work experience as appropriate and what you expect to get out of this program. Please label the essay with your first and last name, the semester you are applying and that you are applying for the Graduate Certificate program.
  • Recommendation – Please provide one recommendation from an individual who can attest to the quality of your academic or scholastic potential and/or work performance. Your recommendations are managed by the online application; you will need the email address of your recommender when you complete this portion of the application.
  • Transcripts – An official transcript (please make sure you "submit" the online application form and fee first) from each college or university that you are currently attending or you previously attended must be provided in a sealed envelope by the sending institution. Electronic transcripts are accepted in lieu of sealed, paper transcripts. Official electronic transcripts may be sent directly from your degree-granting institution to gradapply@umaryland.edu.

    Transcripts (U.S. only) may also be provided through one of the following transcript clearinghouse services:

    http://www.parchment.com/c/college/search/browse/
    http://www.studentclearinghouse.org/etx_registry.php
    https://iwantmytranscript.com/

    Please have your transcripts mailed to:

    ATTN: Admissions
    University of Maryland, Baltimore
    The Graduate School
    620 W. Lexington St., Suite 5110
    Baltimore, MD 21201
  • English Language Proficiency – International applicants must take the TOEFL or IELTS and achieve a minimum, total score of 100 on the internet-based test (or 600, pbt) on the TOEFL; or, a minimum, total score of 8 on the IELTS.
  • The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test is not required.