Biomedical Writing Curriculum & Medical Writing Courses

For detailed course descriptions and other information about the curriculum, see the University Catalog.

MS in Biomedical Writing

Required courses:

BW701 Professional Writing in Science

3 credits

BW703 Information Strategies for Biomedical Writers

3 credits

BW704 Regulatory Documentation Processes

3 credits

BW705 Biostatistics for Biomedical Writers

3 credits

BW706 Ethical and Legal Issues in Biomedical Communication

3 credits

BW860 Research in Biomedical Communication

3 credits

BW890 Graduate Research Project I

3 credits

BW891 Graduate Research Project II

3 credits

Elective courses:

A minimum of 12 elective course credits is also required.

BW702 Stylistics and Editing

3 credits

BW707 Regulatory Writing: Medical Device Submissions

3 credits

BW708 Regulatory Writing: New Drug Applications

3 credits

BW709 Promotion of Biomedical Products: Regulatory Considerations

3 credits

BW721 Regulatory Writing: GxP Documentation

3 credits

BW722 Regulatory Writing: Biologics

3 credits

BW723 Regulatory Writing: Dietary Supplements

3 credits

BW724 Chemistry Manufacturing and Controls: Analytical and Manufacturing Processes in Pharmaceutical Development

3 credits

BW731 Anatomy and Physiology Documentation

3 credits

BW733 Health Journalism Documentation

3 credits

BW741 Introduction to Therapeutic Areas

3 credits

BW750 Continuing Medical Education

3 credits

BW760 Entrepreneurship in Biomedical Communication

3 credits

BW780 Special Topics in Biomedical Communication

3 credits

BW830 Independent Study in Biomedical Communication

1-3 credits

Other electives by permission of program director

 

Certificate in Marketing Writing (12 credits)

Required Course:

BW701 Professional Writing in Science

3 credits

Elective Courses:
(Choose 3)

 

BW703 Information Strategies for Biomedical Writers

3 credits

BW709 Promotion of Biomedical Products: Regulatory Considerations

3 credits

BW733 Health Journalism Documentation

3 credits

BW750 Continuing Medical Education

3 credits

BW760 Entrepreneurship in Biomedical Communication

3 credits

Other electives by permission of program director  

Certificate in Regulatory Writing (12 credits)

Required Courses:

BW704 Regulatory Documentation Processes

3 credits

BW705 Biostatistics for Biomedical Writers

3 credits

BW708 Regulatory Writing: New Drug Applications

3 credits

Elective Courses:
(Choose 1)

 

BW701 Professional Writing in Science

3 credits

BW703 Information Strategies for Biomedical Writers

3 credits

BW709 Promotion of Biomedical Products: Regulatory Considerations

3 credits

BW724 Chemistry, Manufacturing and Controls: Documenting the Analytical and Manufacturing Process in Pharmaceutical Development

3 credits

Other electives by persmission of program director