USciences offers 2 biomedical writing certificate programs. The certificate program in marketing writing focuses on publications; the certificate program in regulatory writing focuses on preparing documents for submission to regulatory authorities for initial and continuing approval of therapies.
These certificates are intended for people with graduate degrees who are either seeking senior career positions or further training and credentialing in the medical writing field. Each certificate program can be completed part-time in 8 months and requires a grade of B- or higher in courses totaling 12 credit hours. Most courses available are 3 credit hours; some are 1 or 2 credit hours. Certificate courses up to 12 credit hours may be applied toward the master of science degree.
The above information is current as of the 2015 - 2016 academic year. To see descriptions and requirements from previous academic years, please go to the catalog for the academic year of interest.
Certificate in Medical Marketing Writing (12 credits)