Dynamic Programs in Clinical Trials, Medical Writing, and Regulatory Writing

If you’re a healthcare professional looking to get into writing, UChicago has fast, flexible certificate programs in the growing specialties of clinical trials, medical writing, and regulatory writing.

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Constant Change Demands Constant Learning

The healthcare industry is constantly evolving—shouldn’t your skills be, too? The University of Chicago now offers professional development certificates in Clinical Trials Management and Regulatory Compliance, Medical Writing and Editing, and now Regulatory Writing.

These part-time programs cover everything from understanding and applying the strictest ethical guidelines, to collaborating on writing biomedical regulatory packets, to navigating the editing and submission processes for the FDA. Taught by seasoned industry professionals with extensive experience writing on regulatory and compliance tasks, you will build your skills while also building your professional network for the future.


Designed For

Designed for early or mid-career professionals who desire a career in clinical research or medical writing.

Become a Writing Triple Threat

Our certificate programs feature a blended learning model comprising of live synchronous sessions, real-world case studies, and writing exercises that work to elevate your medical writing skills. These exercises are tailored to develop your skillset so you can start applying to your career immediately. You can explore three key areas in our healthcare certificate offerings below.

  • Clinical Trials Management and Regulatory Compliance: You will learn to use real-world clinical trials to reinforce your foundational knowledge and boost your career in clinical research. Enroll in the Clinical Trials Certificate
  • Medical Writing and Editing: This program will provide the foundation for mastering the fundamentals and best practices of medical writing, editing, and communication. Enroll in the Medical Writing Certificate
  • Regulatory Writing: Building on the strengths of our Medical Writing and Editing program, Regulatory Writing courses will provide students with highly technical, high-demand, professionally valuable skills to write submissions to the FDA and other regulatory bodies. Enroll in the Regulatory Writing Certificate
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A Competitive Advantage You Can Take to Work

Ready to accelerate your professional development? Experience the power of active industry experts, a flexible online format, and short course timelines. Propel your journey forward—enroll now and accelerate your path to advancement.


Program Structure

  • Complete each certificate in as little as three to nine months
  • Class sizes range from ten to twenty students per course
  • Classes are offered remotely with weekly interactive synchronous sessions
  • After successful completion of the program students are awarded a certificate of completion from UChicago
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    Flexible Formats, Competitive Costs

    Affordable part-time courses that work around your schedule.

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    A Built-in Extensive Network

    Accelerate your career with an extensive alumni community.

    Discover the UChicago Difference

    The University of Chicago has been an intellectual destination for a diverse community for over 125 years. Our faculty and instructors are among the brightest minds in their respective areas of interest, and our culture of rigorous inquiry, analysis, and discourse prepares students for success through the duration of their professional lives.


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