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Mason will start the fall semester as scheduled on Monday, August 24, with a mix of in-person instruction, expanded online classes, and research activities. Review Mason's Safe Return to Campus Plan, see University information on COVID-19, and explore College level resources

Genetic science research

Gain a deeper understanding of personalized medicine.

Students completing this certificate will receive the most up-to-date advanced education available in the region. This certificate is based upon a set of core courses that currently support the Biology, MS; the Biosciences, PhD; the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, MS; and the Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, PhD degree programs. Completion of the certificate will enhance the careers of those students who are already working in this area, and can also serve as a useful intermediate step towards later enrollment in master's or doctoral programs.

School of Systems Biology, College of Sciences, 2014 Spring Student Research Day.

Program Highlights

  • Courses are generally offered in the late afternoon or in the evening to accommodate students with full-time employment outside of the university.
  • This certificate may be pursued on a part-time or full-time basis.

Course Catalog

Review admission and course requirements for this degree: