Admission Requirements: Global Regulatory Affairs in Drug Development Graduate Certificate

Admission Requirements: Global Regulatory Affairs in Drug Development Graduate Certificate
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The Global Regulatory Affairs in Drug Development Graduate Certificate program is designed for students working in the scientific and regulatory and business aspects of drug development.

Students who have earned at least an undergraduate degree in chemistry, biology, engineering, or related disciplines from an accredited institution are eligible to apply for admission to the certificate program. Applicants with a completed professional degree such as a PharmD, MD, or DVM meet eligibility requirements.


  • A U.S. bachelors degree from a regionally accredited college or university or an equivalent degree from a foreign country
  • A grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.00 or foreign equivalent
  • Some experience in drug development or clinical research
  • For international students, a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of at least 90 (internet-based) or 235 (computer-based), or a Duolingo English Test of at least 110 is accepted.
  • GRE is not required for the graduate certificate

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University of Cincinnati graduate school online application.


Two letters of reference are required.

References should come from individuals who can attest to your academic and professional skills. Letters of recommendation from family, friends, current students, politicians, or clergy are not accepted.


A professional and current resume.

Statement of Purpose

Provide a few paragraphs on why you plan to pursue this program and how you plan to use this degree in the future.


All college transcripts with evidence of high academic achievement.

Unofficial transcripts are sufficient to make offers of admission. However, all official and final transcripts must be received by the Graduate School by 30 days before the start of class enrollment to secure admission offer.

Official transcripts may be submitted with your application and sent to:

University of Cincinnati
Graduate School
110 Van Wormer Circle
Pox Office Box 00627
Cincinnati, Oho 45221-037

Application Fee

There is a $20.00 application fee.