Joint Certificate in IP & RA

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in the United States or its equivalent from a foreign institution.

Students applying for admission should electronically submit the university application available at along with the $55 application fee.

All applicants must submit admissions materials separately to SDSU Graduate Admissions and to the Regulatory Affairs office.

Graduate Admissions
The following materials should be submitted directly to:
Graduate Admissions
Enrollment Services
San Diego State University
San Diego, CA 92182-7416

Official transcripts (in sealed envelopes) from all postsecondary institutions attended

  • Students who attended SDSU need only submit transcripts for work completed since last attendance.
  • Students with international coursework must submit both the official transcript and proof of degree.

Regulatory Affairs Department
The following materials should be mailed or delivered to:
Director of Regulatory Science Programs
San Diego State University
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-1010

  1. Official transcripts for all university and colleges attended (undergraduate and graduate);
  2. A resume, demonstrating a minimum of two years of professional experience in the biotechnology, medical technology, or related life science industries;
  3. A personal statement detailing the applicant’s interest in and qualification for the program;
  4. One or more letters of recommendation.