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Master of Science in Biomedical Regulatory Affairs


Career Outlook

medical managers meetingRegulatory affairs managers have strong career prospects, especially in Washington state. In 2023, careers website Zippia ranked Washington the seventh best state for regulatory affairs managers. The number of regulatory affairs managers in Washington state is projected to grow by 18% between 2020 and 2030, according to O*Net.

Regulatory affairs managers also enjoy excellent salaries. According to O*NET, regulatory affairs managers in the United States had a median annual wage of $128,620 in 2022. The top 10% earned $218,550 or more. In Washington state, they had a median annual wage of $139,310 in 2022, and the top 10% earned $239,200 or more

Diverse Career Opportunities

Career opportunities in the biomedical regulatory affairs field range from entry-level to upper management and from highly technical to business oriented. Regulatory affairs professionals are involved in all aspects of the product life cycle, including areas such as:

  • ensuring compliance with FDA or international regulations
  • planning and supervising clinical trials
  • specifying product labeling and packaging requirements

Read more about these in-demand roles in the biotechnology sector.

Where Alumni Are Now

Program alumni are employed in regulatory affairs positions at a variety of companies and organizations. Below are some examples of where our alumni work today: