The Regulatory Affairs Certificate: Medical Devices and Pharmaceuticals provides a cost-effective, convenient option that will equip you or your organizational team with the tools and knowledge needed to progress as a regulatory professional and stay ahead of the competition.

Regardless of whether someone is new to the profession, medical devices and/or pharmaceuticals industry, transitioning from a related discipline or simply needs to refresh their knowledge, this comprehensive and flexible resource will meet the learning needs of you as an individual or your entire team.

Program Details

The Regulatory Affairs Certificate: Medical Devices and Pharmaceuticals is achieved by completing six core and eight elective courses. You will have 12 months to complete all 14 courses. After successfully completing all 14 courses, you will receive a certificate recognizing your achievement.

Course Details

Courses are composed of several topical lessons featuring interactive exercises, detailed explanatory text, engaging graphics, as well as hyperlinks to additional reference material and resources. A short quiz at the end of each lesson measures your incremental learning and an all-inclusive final exam measures your overall comprehension of the course's subject. Navigate through course lessons at your own pace and schedule.

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Course List

Core Courses

The following six courses are required as part of the program requirements:

Elective Courses

Eight courses from the following options must be selected to fulfill the program requirements:


Registration Fee

RAPS Members: $3,520 USD
List: $4,400 USD

Note: If you have already registered for a RAPS Online University course that is included as part of this certificate program, you may be able to apply it toward the program requirements and registration fee. Contact us to see if your course(s) qualifies.

Corporate or Group Rates Available

Registration Options: Dual Certificate

Upgrade to a Dual Certificate

Dual Certificate Upgrade

If you have already successfully completed a Regulatory Affairs Certificate in Medical Devices or Pharmaceuticals, you can complete the two remaining core courses of the Dual Certificate, not taken as part of your original Certificate program, and three additional electives to receive recognition of satisfactory achievement of the Dual Certificate.