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Course Series in
Scientific Research Policy and Ethics

This program will provide adult professionals in the scientific, professional, and technical sector and recent MSc and PhD graduates of science-based programs with the foundational and functional knowledge of science policy drug development regulation, clinical trials practice, scientific project oversight, intellectual property, and/or scientific and medical ethics required in order to advance to a professional leadership position. This course series will have open admissions, in consultation with the academic coordinator, and will attract a range of working professionals who wish to meet the needs of employers across the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.

For more information, contact Constin Antonescu, Academic Coordinator, at cantonescu@ryerson.ca.

Those who successfully complete this course series are eligible to earn a Professional Development Award from The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education.

Required Courses (select three)

CIND 123   Industrial Engineering:  Data Analytics: Basic Methods
CKBG 120   Biology:  Drug Development Regulations
CKBG 125   Biology:  Science and Gov Policy Dev
CKBG 130   Biology:  Clinical Research and Trials
CKBG 135   Biology:  Pharma Project Best Practices
CKBG 140   Biology:  Intellectual Property in Science
CPHL 509   Philosophy:  Bioethics


Once you have successfully completed the courses, email The Chang School at ce@ryerson.ca with your name, student number, and the course series you have completed. Upon verification, you will receive your professional development award.