Pharmaceutical Manufacturing: Process Development and Analysis Post-Master’s Certificate

Develop a sound theoretical and hands-on approach to practices used in the various stages of manufacturing by pursuing the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing: Process Development and Analysis Post-Master’​s Certificate in Temple University’s School of Pharmacy. This 15-credit-hour post-master’s certificate program must be completed in-person at Temple University’s Fort Washington campus. The majority of courses are scheduled for the weekend, though students may ask to have the program videoconferenced to a corporate site.

Students pursuing the certificate will cover the key domestic regulations of Current Good Manufacturing Practice (CGMP) systems. Students are exposed to the current process steps common to the manufacture of modern pharmaceuticals, including process monitoring and controls. The certificate allows students to enhance their scientific understanding of the manufacturing processes, set standards for increasing product quality, improve plant efficiency, lower production costs and meet new compliance requirements.

Classes & Curriculum

To earn the certificate, these five courses must be successfully completed within a four-year period with an overall B (3.0) average. 

  • Regulatory Sciences: Managing the Guidelines for Quality
  • Unit Operations
  • Process Analytical Technology or Microbiological Concepts in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing
  • Statistical Design of Experiments
  • Process Monitoring

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Career Opportunities 

Alumni and current students of the Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance graduate program can join the job postings listserv to gain access to current career opportunities.

Career Night
Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance hosts an annual career night for students to meet with representatives from at least a dozen actively hiring companies. The evening features presentations on topics for breaking into the industry and gaining employment, such as interviewing tips and resume writing.

Students are also encouraged to speak with Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance faculty about their professional goals and ambitions.

Tuition & Fees

In keeping with Temple’s commitment to access and affordability, this Graduate Certificate offers a competitive level of tuition with multiple opportunities for financial support.

Tuition rates are set annually by the university and are affected by multiple factors, including program degree level (undergraduate or graduate), course load (full- or part-time), in-state or out-of-state residency, and more. These tuition costs apply to the 2019–2020 academic year.

Pennsylvania resident: $1,072.00 per credit
Out-of-state: $1,358.00 per credit

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