Regulatory Affairs and Regulatory Science for Medical Devices (On Campus/Residential)

Our Program

Students enrolled in this certificate program will participate in a sequence of courses designed to educate participants on practical regulatory affairs at both the initial approval and later compliance stages.  Students gain valuable in-depth knowledge of regulatory requirements as well as guided practice with effective regulatory document submissions.  This advanced education in regulatory quality, science, and compliance will prepare students for rapid integration into regulatory teams in critical areas of medical device and other related industries.

Our Curriculum

Nine credits in regulatory and regulatory related courses are required for completion of the certificate. All courses must be earned through Purdue West Lafayette.

An average grade of B or higher in the two core courses and an average of 3.0 or higher overall are required.

Required: Two of the Following Three Regulatory Courses

The student will choose two of the three regulatory courses listed below. You are allowed to take the third course as an elective if you would like to take all three.

Choose: One Elective from the Following

The student must choose one elective course from those listed below. Student must pick an elective that was not used in the required section.

*Regulatory courses used for the required section will not be allowed to be utilized in the elective section.


Student must hold a bachelor's degree in an appropriate area (Engineering, Science, Mathematics, or Technology) or pursuing a current graduate degree at Purdue University in a STEM field with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

How to Apply

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