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MRA Admissions

  • Applicants must have a bachelors level degree

  • Applicants must have a minimum of one year of relevant experience (e.g., Regulatory Specialist, Research Project Manager, Clinical Research Coordinator, FDA Scientific Reviewer)

Applications for Fall 2021 should be submitted by May 1,2021.  

Application Process:

Applicants must submit a full application which contains three parts:

1. Online MRA Program Application which includes the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Transcripts
    • Upload unofficial undergraduate and graduate, if applicable, transcripts into the application system
  • Personal statement
    • Please submit a personal statement that responds to the following two prompts. Each response should be 400 words or less.
      • What are your career goals, and how does the MRA program help you meet your goals?
      • Discuss a significant contribution you have made in your current or former position.  What did you set out to achieve? What was the result?

2. Three letters of recommendation:

  • Recommenders may be faculty or employers
  • Letters should address the following:
    • The suitability of the MRA program for the student's stated career goals
    • The student's academic ability
  • The online application system supports electronic submission of the letters

3. Application Fee: $45 


  • English Language Proficiency (e.g. TOEFL score or degree from an English-language institution) for applicants whose first language is not English
  • GRE scores are not required


For questions related to the Master of Regulatory Affairs Program, please contact Bethany Sanghani.

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