The Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Healthcare Graduate Certificate program offers a unique opportunity for students to gain in-depth knowledge about Pharmacogenomics and understand the effects of genomics, environment, patient-specific factors on drug response, allowing for individualized therapy and optimal clinical outcomes.
This Pharmacogenomics Program not only empowers students to integrate genomics inpatient care but opens up ample opportunities for employment in academia, the pharmaceutical industry, and direct clinical care. It also provides knowledge of state-of-art genomics research, innovative Precision Medicine approaches, and implementation of Genomic Medicine.
For UC’s Pharmacogenomics graduate certificate, the curriculum includes a total of 15 required semester credit hours to satisfy degree requirements.
Do you have the desire to explore the world of drug development and create innovative approaches to treat patients based on their genes and advance the field of health care? If so, then our Pharmacogenomics Program might be the perfect choice for you.
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For the Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Healthcare Graduate Certificate, a grade-point average (GPA) of at least 3.00 or foreign equivalent is recommended.
Please visit the Admissions Requirements page for more information.
The Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Healthcare Graduate Certificate is typically completed in 3 semesters or 1 year based on taking 2 courses per semester, which is the average pace.
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