Regulatory Affairs

The Master of Science in Regulatory Affairs program is designed to produce graduates who are highly qualified to manage the regulatory process for companies innovating and developing cutting edge products in science and medicine.

Potential career paths:

  • Clinical Scientist
  • Clinical Researcher
  • Research Scientist (medical)
  • Clinical Research Director
  • Public Health Administrator
  • Regulatory Standards Specialist
  • Laboratory Technician

If you want to earn your master’s in Regulatory Affairs at Northeastern, Global Pathways can help you succeed through rigorous language training, cultural activities, and support.

Global Pathways

Entry Requirements

To enter this Global Pathways program, you must meet the College of Professional Studies’ admissions scores. Please note, your English language score will determine the length of your Global Pathways studies.

English Language for Global Pathways

English Score for 1 term:
TOEFL iBT 74 / IELTS 6.5 / PTE 50 / Duolingo 100

English Score for 2 term:
TOEFL iBT 61 / IELTS 6.0 (no band below 5.5) / PTE 46 / Duolingo 90

English Score for 3 term:
TOEFL iBT 55 / IELTS 5.5 (no band below 5.0) / PTE 42 / Duolingo 85

English Score for conditional admissions for 3 term:
TOEFL iBT 45 / IELTS 4.5 / PTE 38 / Duolingo 80

GPA for Global Pathways Entry

2.5

Admission Test Scores for Global Pathways

None

Global Pathways Start Date

January
May
August

Global Pathways Tuition

One Semester:
$15,200 USD

Two Semesters:
$26,075 USD

Three Semesters:
$35,000 USD*

*Three semester option only available in the College of Professional Studies

Transferrable Credits

2-4

Global Pathways Duration

One Semester:
4 months


Two Semesters:
8 months


Three Semesters:
12 months*


*Three semester option only available in the College of Professional Studies

What you’ll study

Once you are admitted to this Global Pathways program, you will participate in the following courses. In your final semester, you’ll participate in a content course specific to your desired master’s degree.

Curriculum

 

One Semester Program

 

Adv. TOEFL Test-Taking
Critical Writing
Professional Speaking
Technology & Human Values OR Career Exploration
CPS: Interdisciplinary Foundations
Grad Day: Course from destination program

 

Two Semester Program

First Semester
Research & Writing for Grad School
Advanced Reading for Grad School
Advanced Listening & Speaking for Grad School
Sociology of Boston
Second Semester
Adv. TOEFL Test-Taking
Critical Writing
Professional Speaking
Technology & Human Values OR Career Exploration
CPS: Interdisciplinary Foundations
Grad Day: Course from destination program

Degree Progression to MS Regulatory Affairs

Master’s Degree Progression Requirements

After successful completion of your Global Pathways courses, you must meet the following criteria to enter the Master of Science in Regulatory Affairs:

English Language for Degree Progression

TOEFL 79 (writing score 20)
IELTS 6.5 (no band below 6.0)
PTE 53
Duolingo 105
NU Global 84
equivalent in NU English Exam

GPA for Degree Progression

3.0

Admission Test Scores for Degree Progression

None

Degree Program Details

Degree Progression Start Date

August
January
April
July

Degree Progression Program Tuition

$33,600 USD

Total Degree Progression Credits

45

Degree Progression Program Lengths

18-24 Months