48 months
1997 USD/credit 26959 USD/year
1997 USD/credit 26959 USD/year
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The Department of Genetics and Genome Sciences embraces the unified Genetics program of the Case Western Reserve University who is devoted to outstanding research and teaching in all areas of genetics, with particular emphases on genetics and genomics, human and model system genetics, animal models of human disease, stem cell models of human disease, epigenetics and other areas.


Admissions to the Genetics program of the Case Western Reserve University may be obtained through the integrated Biomedical Sciences Training Program, by direct admission to the department or via the MSTP program. The following summary pertains to most incoming PhD students, regardless of the route through which they enter the program. Exceptions are occasionally made to reflect previous educational experiences (e.g., a prior MS degree).

The First Year

Course work, rotations in at least three laboratories, and participation in seminars, journal clubs, and research meetings are the major activities of first year students.

The Second Year and Beyond

During the second year, students participate in a Proposal Writing Workshop (GENE 511 Grant Writing and Reviewing Skills Workshop) and take other advanced elective courses based on the academic background and interest of the student. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Research in Genetics
  • Biostatistics Rigor and Reproducibility
  • Advanced Eukaryotic Genetics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

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54 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Test Scores
  • Unofficial Transcripts
  • Applicants whose first language is not English must be able to speak, read, write, and comprehend English
  • Have completed a bachelor’s degree or higher at a foreign university where the instruction was in English
  • Have a earned a bachelor’s degree or higher at a U.S. college or university

Tuition Fee

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    26959 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1997 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    26959 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1997 USD per credit during 48 months.


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