What you should know about IPHG Programs
If you are interested in applying to one of the graduate programs in Public Health Genetics (PHG), be sure to consider the specific purposes and requirements of each program, which are described in detail on separate pages:
- The Graduate Certificate program is for students enrolled in other UW graduate departments who wish to complement their studies with a solid knowledge of public health genetics.
- The program leading to an MPH in Public Health Genetics provides broad training in the field for students who seek a career in public health practice or academia.
- The program leading to an Concurrent JD/MPH in Public Health Genetics offers students the opportunity to combine in-depth professional educational training in public health genetics and law to prepare them to advocate for, and implement, public health policy in both national and international arenas.
- The M.S. in Genetic Epidemiology equips students for applied research focusing on genetic susceptibility to disease, as well as the ethical, legal, and social issues of public health genetics.
- The Public Health Genetics Ph.D. program trains highly qualified scholars for careers in colleges and universities, healthcare delivery systems, public health departments, government agencies, and the private sector.