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Biostatistics > Training > MSIBS > Prospective Students > Master of Science in Genetic Epidemiology (GEMS) - Post Docs Only
Master of Science in Genetic Epidemiology (GEMS) - Post Docs Only

The Division of Biostatistics offers an option for those who have completed a doctoral degree (PhD, MD or equivalent) to pursue a post-doctoral master’s degree in Genetic Epidemiology (GEMS).

The GEMS degree consists of a total of 31 credits and can be pursued either full-time or part time but must be completed within three years.  There are 8 required courses, listed below, as well as two electives.

Please note that this website is updated only periodically and you should check with the Program Manager for the latest changes/updates.

Required

 M21-503  Statistical Computing with SAS
 M21-506  R Primer
 M21-515  Fundamentals of Genetic Epidemiology
 M21-550  Inroduction to Bioinformatics
 M21-5483  Human Linkage and Association Analysis
 M21-560  Biostatistics I
 M21-512  Ethics in Biostatistics
 M21-610  Mentored Research

Persons interested in pursuing the post-doctoral GEMS degree should contact the Program Manager in the Division of Biostatistics for information about the application process.