The University of St. Thomas Graduate Programs in Engineering and Technology Management offers a Medical Device Development Certificate designed to meet the needs of this rapidly growing industry. A committee of medical industry professionals and UST faculty developed the curriculum to support the unique needs of people currently working in or just beginning a career in this industry. As with any rapidly growing industry, applied education that can be put to use immediately is extremely important. The Medical Device Development Certificate offers applied education in the common areas of medical device development and manufacture.
Who should consider the Medical Device Development Certificate?
Certificate programs are for the degreed individual who wishes to obtain knowledge in an area but doesn't wish to pursue a degree at this time.
Professionals taking a new assignment or position
Professionals who want to upgrade skills
Managers who want to know more about the multidisciplinary teams they manage
Team members who want to understand the scope of the projects they are working on
Suppliers of materials to the medical device industry
The certificate program consists of six courses:
ETLS 520 Design Manufacturing in the Medical Device Industry -OR-
ETLS 601 Program/Project/Team Management
ETLS 721 Medical Device Regulatory Submissions
ETLS 722 Medical Device Quality Systems
ETLS 724 Medical device Clinical Studies
ETLS 550 Leveraging Leadership for a Lifetime (1 Credit)
Select one of the following:
ETLS 720 Anatomy & Physiology for Medical Devices
ETLS 730 Cardiovascular Anatomy, Physiology and Medical Devices
ETLS 731 Combo Products, Drugs and Biologics
ETLS 737 International Regulatory Affairs for Medical Devices
Applications for admission to the University of St. Thomas programs in Engineering and Technology Management are accepted ongoing basis; students may begin during any semester. All applications to the School of Engineering Graduate Programs must be done using our online application. The application fee is $50 with instructions for payment in the online application process.
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