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Certificate in the Biomedical Sciences Program

Graduate studies for the working professional

The Certificate in the Biomedical Sciences Program (18 credits maximum) is designed as an evening program that provides a graduate level didactic program in the biomedical sciences leading to a certificate attesting to the students' preparedness to enter various career possibilities in these fields or continue their education for a more advanced degree in the biomedical sciences.

Students will be introduced to basic biomedical science through three required courses (9 credits) and elective courses (9 credits) in the biomedical sciences for a total of 18 credits. Through this coursework students will be able to understand the basic principles of biochemistry and molecular biology, cell biology, and systems biology as a framework for advanced knowledge in the biomedical sciences.

Required Courses:

1. Fundamentals of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (I) (3 credits)
2. Fundamentals of Cell Biology (II) (3 credits)
3. Fundamentals of Systems Biology (III) (3 credits)

Please note that students in the Certificate Program are not allowed to take medical school courses.

Degree requirements include passing all required courses and earning an overall 3.00 or better Grade Point Average (GPA) in order to stay in good academic standing and to graduate.

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