Temple's MS in RAQA pioneered graduate education for pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries. The program is the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive of its kind in the country with more than 80 courses and 15 certificates. The faculty consists of nearly 100 industry and FDA experts from across the country. The program may be completed entirely online. Join the more than 2600 Temple U RAQA graduates who continue to be leaders in industry.
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Temple's MS in RAQA pioneered graduate education for pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device industries. The program is the oldest, largest, and most comprehensive of its kind in the country with more than 80 courses and 15 certificates. The faculty consists of nearly 100 industry and FDA experts from across the country. The program may be completed entirely online. Join the more than 2600 Temple U RAQA graduates who continue to be leaders in industry.
Temple University School of Pharmacy - RAQA Graduate Program
425 Commerce Drive
Suite 175
Fort Washington
Pennsylvania
19034
United States
Pennsylvania
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Program Application Deadline

July 01, 2023
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No
$75
Please refer to the Applying link on the RAQA website (www.temple.edu/pharmacy_QARA).
Typically Applications are due:
Fall applications - July 1
Spring applications - Nov 15
Summer applications - March 15
We will usually accept applications past these deadlines. Call 267.468.856- for additional information.
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Program Description

Join the RAQA program that launched graduate education in this area and has more than 2500 graduates working in the regulated industries of pharmaceuticals, biopharmaceuticals and medical devices as well as the FDA. The program has the largest array of available courses and certificate programs and is available online. Interested students must have a BA or BS degree or higher, preferably in science (though this is not required). A 3.0 undergraduate GPA is required for admission; those who did not achieve that may complete the Drug Development certificate. Provided a 3.33 GPA is earned in the certificate, the applicant will be eligible to be accepted into the MS. Courses are offered evenings and weekends (with some limited daytime courses also available). Contact us at 267.468.8560 for more information and to request a comprehensive information packet. Questions? QARA@temple.edu
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Institution Information

Public
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Fall, Spring, Summer
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Degree Requirements

36
Not Required
Not Required
Not Required
Not Required
Not Required
Must maintain an overall 3.0 for graduation.
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Degree Information

Distance Pathway/Online
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Quality Assurance
  • Global Pharmacovigilance
  • Validation Sciences
  • Medical Devices
  • Clinical Trial Management
  • Sterile Products
  • Manufacturing
  • Biopharmaceuticals
  • Labeling, Advertising, and Promotions
Biotechnology, Drug Development, Pharmaceutical Science, Regulatory Science
The program offers certificates in 14 industry specialties.
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Program Statistics

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79
Last academic year-country of origin of the accepted students:
78
1
3.0
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Last academic year-graduates job placement:
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GRE and Other Tests

No
TOEFL or IELTS
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Letters of Recommendation

Yes
2
Students are encouraged to obtain one reference from their direct supervisor if appropriate.
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Other Admission Requirements

3.0
Students who did not receive a 3.0 undergraduate GPA may pursue the 4-course Drug Development certificate. If they earn a 3.33 overall GPA in the certificate, they will be accepted into the MS when they apply. Industry experience is preferred but not mandatory.
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Financial Support

0
None
Limited scholarships available to students paying out of pocket.
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Background Checks and Drug Screenings

We are not a participating PharmGrad program
We are not a participating PharmGrad program
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