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2017-2018 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Jun 24, 2024
2017-2018 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]


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This curriculum is designed for Bachelor’s Degree prepared individuals who are seeking focused, graduate-level education in the specialty of genetics. Knowledge gained through coursework will enable health care workers to better care for and educate their patients. The curriculum consists of two courses(6 credits) taught through the School of Nursing (Introduction to Genetics and Molecular Therapeutics and Advanced Topics in Human Genetics) and 9 credits taught through other departments in the Schools of the Health Sciences (selected to meet the student’s career goals or interests) A total of 15 credits are required for this certificate..

In addition to the courses, learning experiences may be enriched through the availability of Clinical Genetics Case Conferences, Human Genetics Research Seminar, Human Genetics Journal Club, Genetics Grand Rounds, and a Research Practicum in a molecular genetics laboratory.

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