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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

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 with your name, student number, and the course series you have completed. Upon verification, you will receive your professional development award.