Program Introduction

Meticulous, exact, curious … these qualities along with your background in science make you a natural fit for Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Quality Control Technologist (QAQC) program.The pharmaceutical industry is growing and evolving constantly. With your QAQC certification, you’ll be at the forefront of this leading-edge environment. You’ll gain the specialized knowledge and practical skills necessary to work in the fields of pharmaceutical analysis, quality assurance, and regulatory affairs.

Role of QAQC Technologist

  • Set up and conduct chemical experiments, tests, and analyses using techniques such as chromatography, spectroscopy, and physical and chemical separation techniques. Compile records and interpret experimental or analytical results., Develop and conduct programs of sampling and analysis to maintain quality standards of raw materials, chemical intermediates, and products
  • Operate experimental chemical or petrochemical pilot plants
  • Conduct or assist in air and water quality testing and assessments, environmental monitoring, protection activities, and the development of and compliance with standards

Career Outlook

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projected employment opportunities for microbiologists in general to rise by 4%, slower than the average for all occupations, between 2014 and 2024.Graduates are employed in the chemical, petrochemical, and pharmaceutical sectors. They are also employed by government departments including health, education, and utilities.