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Regulatory Science Certificate

The objective of this certificate program is to train working professionals in the area of U.S. regulatory requirements. Many life science industries, both in the United States and abroad, are subject to US regulations, especially in the fields of big pharma, food manufacturing, and biotechnology. Admitted students can enroll to earn the Certificate in Regulatory Science, or simply take courses as part of their continuing education. All courses are available online.

Program Requirements 

Required Courses

To earn a certificate, students must successfully complete at least 10 semester credits hours from the courses listed below, earning a Cor higher in each course with a cumulative minimum grade point average of 3.0/4.0 (“B” average). However, a certificate student who subsequently applies to and is admitted to a master’s degree program at IIT will only be allowed to apply approved course work in which he/she has earned a “B” grade or higher to the master’s degree program.

Chem 518 Understanding ICH Quality Guidelines
Chem 519 Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)


And two courses selected from the following list of electives:

Chem 500 Advanced Analytical Chemistry
Chem 505 Spectroscopy Method I
Chem 508 Analytical Methods Development
Chem 509 Physical Method of Characterization
Chem 512 Spectroscopy Method II
Chem 515 Gas Chromatography—Theory and Practice
Chem 516 Liquid Chromatography—Theory and Practice
Chem 542 Polymer Characterization and Analysis
Chem 543 Analytical Chemistry in Pharmaceutical Sciences
Chem 544 Colloids and Colloid Analysis


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