Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs – Food, Pharma and Cosmetics

Duration: 48 Weeks

Established in 2003, Academy of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences (AAPS) has been offering more courses in the Food and Pharma industry than anywhere in North America. Our Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs (QA/RA) curriculum is continuously refined to ensure that it incorporates the latest developments in regulatory sciences.

This cutting-edge program provides students with instruction in the latest concepts of quality assurance and regulatory affairs in the Food, Cosmetics and Pharmaceutical manufacturing industry. QA/RA students will gain a practical understanding of working environments controlled by quality systems, GMP, HACCP, BRC and SQF as well as diverse submission processes and regulatory strategies.

All components of the regulatory and quality systems for Pharma, Food and Cosmetics are covered in detail by instructors with years of industry experience with the world’s most important pharmaceutical, food and cosmetics companies.

With this direct industry experience, students are presented with excellent networking opportunities. Every classroom experience combines the experiences of individuals from multiple aspects of the industry, including quality assurance and control, R&D, regulatory science, manufacturing and validation, product development, clinical research, safety, sanitation, medical affairs and pharmacovigilance, biotechnology and generic drugs, medical devices and combination products, and marketing and sales.

AAPS offers highly flexible and convenient class scheduling options. Students may start a program on any given month and also can attend weeknight courses.

Besides the Post-Graduate in QA/RA, students can also pursue various certificate programs in Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs, almost all of which can also be completed online. Certificates are an excellent way to earn well-recognized credentials in a specific industry specialty.

AAPS offers the following flexible learning options:

  • Sign-up for individual courses to enhance their knowledge of a specific area
  • Pursue the Post-Graduate diploma in QA/RA
  • Apply credits earned in a certificate towards the Post-Graduate in QA/RA
  • Pursue additional advanced certificates after receiving the Post-Graduate in QA/RA