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If you have already taken a CAG course previously you do not need to submit another application instead add the class using this link: Add/Drop Course.

Dates and Deadlines

  • Start Terms: Courses are taught in the summer, fall, and spring. Specific start dates depend upon the course being offered (see chart below). 
  • Application Deadline: Variable depending on the course you’re enrolling in.

CAG course sequence

Application Requirements 

An online application form is required that contains questions about your personal and educational background. Additional requirements (below) can be submitted along with your online application or separately:

  • Personal Statement
    • Please submit a personal statement (500 words max) addressing the following question: Why are you interested in human genomics, and how do you think applied genomics will change the bioscience industry and healthcare in the coming decade?
  • CV/Resume
  • Letter of Recommendation
    • Contact information for one recommender is required during the online application process. Only one recommendation is required but additional recommendations may be submitted if desired. Recommenders will be contacted via email to submit their recommendation online.
  • Transcripts
    • Unofficial transcripts may be submitted for evaluation purposes. If admitted and you choose to matriculate, official transcripts must be submitted from all college or universities attended. Translated copies must be submitted for International students.

Application Review

The Admissions Committee is made up of faculty and senior administrators who will thoroughly and conscientiously review each application. Applications will be considered in the context of the total applicant pool, as well as in relationship to our general admissions standards. We do not use arbitrary grade point or test score cutoffs.

All admissions decisions are final for the term in which they are rendered.

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