Sequence of Courses


Sequence of Courses

The MPDM program follows a prescribed curriculum. See table below for the schedule and sequence of courses for the two-year program. Students may also take the courses in the program on a part-time basis as needed.

Semester Management Courses Core Discipline Courses Symposia
FALL
Year 1
BUS 210
Developing & Managing People
(3 units) May be held either Yr 1 or Yr 2
SMPD 283A
Regulatory Affairs I
(3 units)
Online class
SMPD 281A
Clinical Development I
(3 units)
SPRING
Year 1
BUS 224C
Managerial Accounting and
Financial Aspects of Medical
Product Development
(3 units)
SMPD 283B
Regulatory Affairs II
(3 units)
Online class
SMPD 281B
Clinical Development II
(2 units)
SPRING-
SUMMER
Year 1
SMPD 285
Internship or Research Practicum
(1 unit)
FALL
Year 2
BUS 286
Project Management
(3 units) May be held either Yr1 or Yr2
SMPD 286
Statistics in Clinical Trials
(3 units) Online class
SMPD 289A
Clinical Trials I
(2 units)
SPRING
Year 2
BUS 284C
Managing Medical Product
Development
(3 units)
SMPD 287
Informatics in Medical
Product Development
(3 units)
SMPD 289B
Clinical Trials II
(3 units)

Elective for students requiring 9 units per semester:
SMPD 298 Special Project (1 unit course per semester)