Med-tech in the media spotlight

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Drawing of heart pacemaker placement in a human being

The Minneapolis Star Tribune is focusing attention on St. Cloud State programs for working professionals seeking career opportunities in regulatory affairs, applied clinical research and medical technology quality. 

Read the James Walsh story, published March 14 in the state's largest newspaper.

"Regulatory affairs started first in 2007. Then came applied clinical research in 2010 and medical technology quality in 2012," writes Walsh in the 790-word piece. 

Learn more about St. Cloud State's med-tech master's degrees: 

St. Cloud State launched the degree programs in recognition of Minnesota's burgeoning role in the U.S. medical- and bio-technology sectors. Minnesota has more than 480 medical device firms registered with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. 

CNNMoney/PayScale's Top 100 careers (with big growth, great pay and satisfying work) ranks clinical research associate ninth, with a median pay rate of $95,100. View the ranking.

Advisory board members for the degree programs are drawn from industry leaders such as Covidien, St. Jude MedicalMedtronic3M and Velo­medix.

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