Regulatory Affairs and Services (M.S.)

Requirements and Details

Program
Requirements

Complete admission and program requirements are found in the University Catalog.

Courses

The Regulatory Affairs and Services master’s program offers full-time, part-time and certificate options.

When applying for a graduate program, the School of Graduate Studies serves as a liaison between the applicant and the program. Application materials should be sent to the School of Graduate Studies.

Once all application materials are received, Graduate Studies will forward materials to the program for review and an interview will be scheduled. Thereafter, an admission recommendation will be forwarded to Graduate Studies for a final decision and notification to the applicant.

For admission consideration, applicants must meet minimum Graduate Studies admission requirements. The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is not required, but industry experience, strong interpersonal communications skills and an undergraduate degree in one of the following areas is recommended:

  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Biochemistry
  • Biostatistics
  • Public health
  • Nursing
  • Another relevant field

Once you submit your application, email ras@stcloudstate.edu so that your application can be tracked and fast-tracked. The Regulatory Affairs and Services director and instructors will review the applications to ensure qualifications.  Tuition information is located under graduate costs on Student Registration and Financial Services.

Independent course application

If you would like to take individual courses without pursuing a degree, you can register as a Non-degree seeking student.

To be eligible to take independent courses you must:

  • Have an undergraduate degree (in one of the recommended areas is preferred)
  • Have at least 3-5 years of post-undergraduate work experience

Once you have registered as a Special Student, you can activate your StarID. Your StarID allows you to access to the university’s services. 

Search available courses to see what courses are available in the coming semester. Tuition information is located under graduate costs on Student Registration and Financial Services or the Costs and Scholarships page for international students. 

Deadlines to register as a non-degree seeking student are:

  • Fall courses: Aug. 29
  • Spring courses: Jan. 2
  • Summer courses: April 27