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Biomedical Genetics and Genomics

Graduate Certificate

Be on the cutting edge of medical science. 

Looking to enhance your credentials for medical, dental, PA or graduate school? The Biomedical Genetics and Genomics certificate is a one-seminar and four-course program designed for students who are seeking to further their education in biomedical sciences or health care fields. With both online and on-campus course work components, you can continue to work or volunteer while kickstarting your biomedical career.

New genetic and genomic technologies are revolutionizing the biomedical sciences and will guide much of our future medical treatments. The certificate program curriculum is designed to provide students with engaging graduate course work in a cutting-edge area of biology and health care.

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Program Snapshot

Program Format
8-week courses with online and on-campus components

Credits for Completion
13 credit hours

Cost of Tuition
$890 per credit hour

Sample Genetics and Genomics Classes

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BL 632: Biomedical Genomics

Study human, bacterial and viral genome organization, genome sequencing, comparative genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics and introductory genomic analysis.

 

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BL 634: Cancer Genetics

Develop knowledge of the genetics of cancer and the ability to translate rapid advances in genetics and genomics into cancer risk assessment.

 

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BL 636: Translational Genetics and Genomics

Learn how molecular and populational understandings of genetics and genomics are translated into clinical diagnostic and treatment applications.

Program Details

Get all the details on our graduate certificate in Biomedical Genetics and Genomics, including course requirements and application materials.

How to Apply

To apply to the Biomedical Genetics and Genomics program, you will need: 

  • Completed online application
  • Official degree-bearing transcripts showing completion of prerequisite course work
  • Valid official exam score (GRE, MCAT, DAT, PCAT, etc.)
  • Resume
  • Personal statement
  • Completion of all prerequisites with a grade of C- or better
    • General biology with lab: 1 year
    • General chemistry with lab: 1 year
    • College level mathematics: 1 semester
    • English composition: 1 course
    • Humanities: 1 year

The first step in the application process is to contact an admissions counselor, who can evaluate your prior learning credit, provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance and help you through the entire application process. 

Tuition and Fees

Program tuition: $890 per credit hour
Total program credits: 13

Curious about financial aid options? Regis offers a variety of scholarships, grants and other programs to help you pay for school. Visit Financial Aid for more information.

Rolling Admissions

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. It is recommended you apply to this program at least 4 weeks prior to your desired start date.

Starts are offered in January, March, May, July, August and October.

A Culture of Excellence

The Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences is offered by the Biology department within Regis College.