Clinical Research, Pharmacovigilance and Regulatory Affairs (Online)

Program Overview

The demand has never been greater for professionals who can help companies ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations in the development and commercialization of new drugs and healthcare products. The Clinical Research, Pharmacovigilance and Regulatory Affairs program will provide you with knowledge and insight into the most recent developments in the clinical research, pharmacovigilance and regulatory affairs field.

You will learn current regulatory and pharmacovigilance research current clinical research topics including Good Clinical Practices (GCP), regulatory submission, pharmacovigilance regulations and Good Pharmacovigilance Practices (GVP), and quality assurance concepts in clinical trials and pharmacovigilance. As a student in this program, you will benefit from an applied and practical approach to training and develop a network of industry contacts ahead of graduation.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Clinical Research, Pharmacovigilance and Regulatory Affairs Post-Graduate Diploma Program can pursue careers in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnological, Medical devices, Cosmetics, Natural health Products, and allied industries. 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.

AAPS graduates have been hired as:

  • Clinical Research Coordinator
  • Pharmacovigilance Data Management Associate
  • Clinical Research Associate
  • Pharmacovigilance Associate
  • Clinical Data Management Associate
  • Clinical Research Project Leader
  • Pharmacovigilance Project Leader
  • Clinical Research Monitor
  • Medical Information Associate
  • Pharmacovigilance Officer
  • Quality Assurance in Clinical Research
  • Quality Assurance in Pharmacovigilance
  • Auditor in Clinical Research and Pharmacovigilance
  • Quality Assurance Associate/Technician
  • Auditor/Inspector
  • Technical Writer
  • Document Reviewer
  • Regulatory Affairs Associate
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Regulatory Operations Associate


Graduates will receive a Post-Graduate Diploma on Clinical Research, Pharmacovigilance and Regulatory Affairs that is approved by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities. AAPS Graduates will also qualify for Certified Clinical Research Professional - CCRP Certification awarded by Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA).

For more information on benefit of CCRP certification please visit https://www.socra.org/certification

To register, enroll into any online course or contact us via telephone at 416-502-2277 or by email at info@aaps.ca.

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