The interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Healthcare Genetics (HCG) offers graduate students the opportunity to be mentored by interdisciplinary faculty from more than six disciplines. Core courses are in Genetics, Healthcare Genetics, Psychology, Political Science and Policy to provide students with the tools necessary to develop a program of research.
In addition the curriculum offers the opportunity to learn from experts the vital elements of their discipline, which can impact the evolving knowledge of genetics and/or genomics.
Job opportunities are broad and may include these careers:
The following requirements must be met to be considered for admission to the online Ph.D. in Healthcare Genetics:
Core courses are in Genetics, Healthcare Genetics, Psychology, Political Science and Policy to provide students with the tools necessary to develop a program of research. Three cognate areas allow students to focus on their area of interest for healthcare genetics and/or genomic research.
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For more information about this online program, please visit the Ph.D in Healthcare Genetics webpage, or contact Ellen Chiles, Students Services Coordinator, email@example.com, 864-250-8881, or Julie Eggert, Doctoral Program Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Julie Eggert, Doctoral Program Director