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Biomedical Writing, Certificates - Curriculum & Duration

The schedule of courses meets the needs of working professionals living anywhere in the world with internet access. We offer courses during the spring, summer, and fall. You may complete the Certificate of Biomedical Writing part- or full-time. Classes are offered asynchronously or with synchronous elements (via webinar or other live online delivery methods). Synchronous course elements are held in the evenings or on weekends. Classes are small and average 6-10 students, which permits individual instruction and attention. You can take up to 12 credits before you'll need to matriculate.

Marketing Writing, Certificate:

Course Number Course Name Credits
BW701 Professional Writing in Science (Required) 3 credits
  Elective courses, choose 3 9 credits
BW703 Information Strategies for Biomedical Writers 3 credits
BW709 Promotion of Biomedical Products: Regulatory Considerations 3 credits
BW733 Health Journalism Documentation 3 credits
BW750 Continuing Medical Education 3 credits
BW760 Entrepreneurship in Biomedical Communication 3 credits
  Other electives by permission of program director  
  Total Marketing Writing, Certificate Requirement 12 credits

Regulatory Writing, Certificate:

Course Number Course Name Credits
BW704 Regulatory Documentation Processes (Required) 3 credits
BW705 Biostatistics for Biomedical Writers (Required) 3 credits
BW708 Regulatory Writing: New Drug Applications (Required) 3 credits
  Elective courses, choose 1 3 credits
BW701 Professional Writing in Science 3 credits
BW703 Information Strategies for Biomedical Writers 3 credits
BW709 Promotion of Biomedical Products 3 credits
BW724  Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls 3 credits
  Other electives by permission of program director  
  Total Regulatory Writing, Certificate Requirement 12 credits

Contact:

Danny A. Benau, PhD

Address:

Office Location: 4101 Woodland Ave, Room 141
University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495

Phone:

215-596-7509

Email:

d.benau@usciences.edu