Applications are now open for the Autumn 2024 admission cycle:
The application deadline is January 19, 2024 for all three IPHG degrees.
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The Master of Public Health in Public Health Genetics at the UW equips graduates to tackle the complex ethical, legal, policy and social issues that are required to fully realize the benefits of these advances on population health.
Graduates continue on to roles as researchers, policy analysts and academic faculty at a variety of institutions from academic and research institutions to local, state and federal governments.
The Master of Science degree in Genetic Epidemiology at the UW was one of the first such programs to be developed. Training in genetic epidemiology focuses on methods to identify genetic diseases and their interactions with environmental exposures in populations. The program emphasizes applied research skills.
Graduates continue on to roles as research scientists, statistical researcher and academic faculty at a variety of institutions from academic and research institutions to local, state and federal governments, and private sector genetics-focused organizations.
The Ph.D. in Public Health Genetics at the UW trains highly-qualified individuals for careers and leadership roles in academic institutions, health care delivery systems, public health departments, government agencies and the private sector. It is an interdisciplinary degree that trains students to contextualize the dramatic advances in genomics that have paved the way for a fuller understanding of the impact of genetic and environmental factors on human and population health.