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Program Details

The University of Florida’s Master’s in Clinical Research Regulation in Pharmacy is a track that is offered through the university’s College of Pharmacy, and administered under the Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy. This program is designed to provide students with an education regarding the transfer of knowledge from bench science to the clinical setting, and specifically the clinical laboratory.

The Clinical Research Regulation in Pharmacy track’s curriculum consists of ten courses, or 30 credits, and takes approximately 22 months to complete. There is a foundational course focusing on the Structure, Process, and Outcomes of Regulation. There is also a core of six classes that makes up the bulk of this program’s coursework. Some of the topics covered in this core include Federal Regulation of Drugs and Pharmacy, Critical Review of Research Methods, Regulation and Clinical Research, and Research Ethics. In addition, there is a seminar and handful of elective courses that students select based on their personal interests and professional goals. Through this thorough and diverse curriculum, students will the expertise necessary to assure all necessary safeguards for human subjects are in place, and that no research is stifled by misunderstandings of the applicable regulatory and ethical criteria. Graduates of this program may possess a decisive employment edge over the competition and will possess all of the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed in this important field.


Undergraduate or Pharm.D. degree

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges


Three weekend seminars and one final comprehensive exam in Gainesville, FL.