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Professional Regulatory Affairs

Program Overview

AAPS’ Professional Regulatory Affairs Post-Graduate Diploma Program provides a comprehensive background and training required of regulatory affairs professionals to address domestic and international regulatory statutes and laws.

The AAPS Regulatory Affairs program includes courses on; International, Health Canada, and FDA’s laws, regulations, and Guidelines, investigational and marketing applications, technical writing, negotiation skills, development of New Drug Application (NDA) submissions, labeling and drug Information, Electronic Common Technical Documents (eCTD), Notice of Compliance (NOC), Good Clinical Practices (GCPs), requirements for ongoing post-marketing surveillance and post-marketing changes, communication and management skills essential for the successful regulatory affairs professional in an industry work environment.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Professional Regulatory Affairs Post-Graduate Diploma Program may work for pharmaceutical, biotechnological, medical device or natural health product companies. Trained and qualified RA professionals are in demand for pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and natural health product companies as they are needed to navigate the intricacies of regulatory submissions for new products.

RA professionals are employed in industry, government and academia and are involved with a wide range of products, including:

  • Document Control
  • Regulatory Affairs Associate
  • Regulatory Affairs Assistant
  • Project Coordinator
  • QA Associate
  • QA Assistant
  • Manufacturing Auditor
  • Quality Auditor

Organizations who have hired AAPS Graduates

Health Canada


Graduates will receive a Post-Graduate Diploma on Professional Regulatory Affairs. This program is approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005. The Private Career Colleges Branch is part of the Ministry of Colleges and Universities and the Superintendent of Private Career Colleges is an appointed position by the Minister of Colleges and Universities.

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