Nov 25, 2020  
2020-2021 University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 University Catalog

Genomics - Graduate Certificate


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Program Description

The Graduate Certificate in Genomics Program was designed to provide a review of current and future applications of genetics and genomics. This program is designed to prepare students for a career or a graduate program in genomics. The four courses build upon each other to help students acquire the skills and resources they can apply to their careers or further education in genomics. The program’s content is built to address essential competencies in genetic and genomic education in the health sciences for use in multiple disciplines to include pharmacy, medicine, nursing, social work, ethics, legal, and computer science.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the Genetics and Genomics Certificate of Competency, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in the understanding of foundational concepts of genetics and genomics.
  2. Critically analyze, translate, and apply genetics and genomics in education, research, and practice.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of epigenetics and pharmacogenomics.
  4. Discuss the social, ethical, and legal issues associated with genetics and genomics.
  5. Explain how to pursue careers and/or graduate study in genetics and genomics.

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