Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing and Regulatory Affairs Certificate (Post-Master's)

Learn how to serve a pivotal role in an ever-evolving industry with the Post-Master's Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing and Regulatory Affairs Certificate from the School of Pharmacy at Temple University. This 3-year, 15-credit graduate certificate will effectively teach manufacturing techniques and regulations used in the field development and production of biotechnology products and materials. Students will become fluent in all facets of current regulatory practices in a field offering the largest number of job opportunites both domestically and internationally. 

Tailored for those already in the biopharmaceutical industry or graduate students holding master's degrees in Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology or Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance, this certificate can be completed part-time at Temple's Fort Washington campus. This certificate will cater to those  interested in developing leadership processes to understand the changing dynamics of the regulatory landscape, in addition to ensuring its compliance.

Classes & Curriculum 

The curriculum merges interdisciplinary coursework in pharmaceuticals with disciplines in regulatory affairs and quality assurance.

You’ll learn from faculty that specialize in both, teaching courses in

  • Biotechnology,
  • Pharmaceutical biotechnology,
  • Biologics,
  • Global regulatory compliance.

Learn more and see a full list of required and elective courses for the Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing and Regulatory Affairs Post-Master’s Graduate certificate.  


This certificate is ideal for those who are currently seeking or currently working in industries and careers such as

  • biochemistry, biotechnology, medical and pharmaceutical companies;
  • bioengineer;
  • chemical scientist;
  • compliance specialist;
  • food and drug agencies; and
  • regulatory affairs scientist.

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