About this Specialization

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Pharmaceutical and biotech companies are spending years and millions of dollars developing drugs or promising new biologics, all with the hopes of saving or enhancing patients’ lives. This specialization will provide you with a 30,000 feet view of the entire process of drug discovery and development. In the first course you will begin with learning how scientists go from selecting a drug discovery target to filing an Initial New Drug application. In the second course you will learn the intricacy of drug development from Phase 0 to Phase 3 clinical trials and filing a New Drug Application. Finally, in the third course, the specialization will provide you an understanding of the complexities in launching new pharmaceutical products, ensuring sales success and patient access. Healthcare in the U.S. is unlike any other developed country, and this third course provides a good overview for anyone wanting to understand how the U.S. market works. By the end of the specialization, you will have mastered a better understanding of the process of discovering new drugs. After completing this specialization if you are interested in pursuing a career specializing in drug development and product management you may want to consider exploring our Master of Science in Drug Development & Product Management at ddpm.ucsd.edu
Learner Career Outcomes
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Started a new career after completing this specialization.
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Beginner Level
Approx. 3 months to complete
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Learner Career Outcomes
44%
Started a new career after completing this specialization.
20%
Got a pay increase or promotion.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online courses
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible Schedule
Set and maintain flexible deadlines.
Beginner Level
Approx. 3 months to complete
Suggested 3 hours/week
English

There are 3 Courses in this Specialization

Course1

Course 1

Drug Discovery

4.6
stars
1,857 ratings
398 reviews
Course2

Course 2

Drug Development

4.7
stars
1,460 ratings
324 reviews
Course3

Course 3

Drug Commercialization

4.7
stars
799 ratings
155 reviews

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University of California San Diego

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