"The program is an overview of the biopharma and medical device industry. It teaches students the foundation of what the industry is doing."
"For mid-level transitioners like myself, transitioning from one field in the healthcare industry to another, t's also good because it dives into the niche topics, such as statistics and clinical trials.
It sets you up for success.
And for the expert level people it gives you a lot of leadership skills."
"The wide variety of classes was exactly what I was looking for to strengthen my career."
It strengthened my portfolio as a competitive candidate in the Bay Area."
"MPDM provided me the stepping stone needed to break into the industry."
"The MPDM program expanded my knowledge of business, regulations and the development drug and medical devices which helped me advance from a Clinical Trial Assistant to a Clinical Trial Manager."
"The program helped me become more confident in public speaking,
collaborate on team projects and gain insight on perspectives from professionals."
"MPDM is a program that is extremely flexible and
“do-able” for individuals that work full time as the courses
are offered in the evenings, weekends, and online."
"The MPDM program has provided me a pivotal experience and knowledge that helped me achieve my current career goals today, and that will definitely continue to shape my potential career paths in the future."
"I get started with my career in clinical research and has been a major factor in my professional development. Now, I am part of a team running global clinical trials to find answers for patients living with degenerative diseases."
"The program has allowed me to become more confident in my skill set, working with people, and public speaking. Overall, the courses offered successfully gave us the tools and skills we need for the real world."
"Learning new tools and skills has helped me on quality projects, working with cross-functional teams, and communicating ideas to management . I do not think I would have learned these tools without being in the MPDM program."
"Starting this program was one of the best decisions I made for my career. After the program started, I gained a lot of knowledge about the field from the clinical, regulatory and business classes and after one year I started working."
"I have met some very amazing people in this program that I plan to keep in touch with and would be both proud and pleased to work with someday. All-in-all, I am better equipped to move my career forward in the direction that I desire."
"Overall I believe that the MPDM program & curriculum was a fantastic way to further my knowledge on drug approval, regulations and development. The professors were all receptive to my questions and willing to share their knowledge and experience. The MPDM program has helped me understand the processes behind medical products, attain employment and further prepare myself for the industry"
"Three weeks ago I started work as Assistant Director of Radiology at Kaiser Redwood City Medical Campus. The Director, my direct supervisor, told me that it was a combination of my work experience and my MPDM master’s degree that made me an ideal candidate."
"The program broadened my knowledge about all the different aspects that go into drug and device development - clinical operations, drug safety, regulatory, project Management, and finance. In addition to these technical skills, the program also helped in developing many soft skills - public speaking, team collaboration, time management and prioritization."
Am able to work 40 + hours a week and still do the grad program"
"The program teaches you to create solutions that are tangible and that we can work with on a global scale."