Master of Science in Medical Product Development Management

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Our MS in Medical Product Development Management (MPDM) prepares you to be a leader in the biomedical field, uniquely offering both technical classes and graduate-level business courses. Complete this 13-course, 35-unit program in just two years.

The Master of Science in Medical Product Development Management is designed with experts in the biomedical field and offers an industry-relevant curriculum. You will learn how to conduct research, communicate results, adhere to ethical conduct during research, and use your management skills in this multidisciplinary field. 

The MPDM program enables students to build a solid foundation in the biomedical field and an opportunity for high-level career opportunities including in pharmaceuticals, medical device development, and diagnostics. 

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*Fee listed will increase by 5% in Fall 2026. SJSU makes every effort to keep student costs to a minimum; however, fees listed in published schedules may need to be increased to maintain the high quality of education we offer and are subject to change upon approval by the Board of Trustees, the Chancellor, or the campus President, as appropriate.

Program Features

Scheduled for professionals

Classes are offered in an accelerated format and are held in the evenings, on weekends, or online allowing you to work while completing your degree.

Industry experts

MPDM faculty members are scholars and professionals in the field with industry knowledge and expertise.

Networking opportunities

Join other professionals looking to break into this cutting-edge industry. Our diverse student body gives you the opportunity to communicate and network with people from around the world.

MPDM ranking

The MPDM program is voted #4 on the list of top 25 Clinical Research and Clinical Research Management Master’s Degree Programs by the Healthcare Management Degree Guide.

Career Opportunities

"The program teaches you to create solutions that are tangible and that we can work with on a global scale."

Ivy Shaka
MPDM Alumna

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