MS in Biotechnology Innovation & Regulatory Science

Rolling admissions - Accepting applications now


Purdue's Weekend Biotechnology Innovation and Regulatory Science Master of Science degree program will move your career forward and help you become a leader in the growing field of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and biotechnology in just 22 months.

Program highlights:

  • Discover practical and immediate applications for many of the courses and projects
  • Complete the required 33 credit hours in just four semesters while working in industry
  • Advance and network with an experienced and motivated peer group for mutual support, team exercises, and enhanced learning.
  • Participate in on-campus and interactive classes only three-weekends a semester
  • Learn the drug development process and understand key job functions
  • Complete a directed project to improve an existing technical, business or operational process

Weekend classes provide:

  • An understanding of all aspects of quality
  • An understanding of biotechnology innovation and regulatory science
  • In-depth knowledge related to biotechnology and pharmaceuticals
  • Knowledge on how to lead and manage operations within the industry

Course subject areas include:

  • Global leadership and ethics
  • Project and risk management
  • Drug development and good regulatory practices
  • Medical devices and diagnostics
  • Quality management and regulatory compliance
  • Advanced manufacturing

Explore the specific courses and course descriptions by clicking here.


This degree has been of interest to these professionals

  • Drug Inspector
  • Global Quality Assurance Auditor
  • Production Pharmacist
  • Vice President of Drug Advertising and Promotion
  • Medical Writer
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Heads of Production Development and others whose careers are within the growing drug development and pharmaceutical industry