The MPH in Human Genetics program integrates genetics and the public health science disciplines of epidemiology, pathobiology, biostatistics, environmental health, and health services research, with ethics, social sciences, public affairs, economics and law. Public health genetics focuses on phenotypic disease prevention in populations, not just individual patients and their families. It addresses society’s legal, ethical, financial, regulatory, and organizational responsibilities in offering genetic services, and devising environmental and occupational interventions to prevent disease in populations.
Upon completion of the MPH in public health genetics, students will meet the following program-specific competencies:
Recent graduates hold the following positions:
Graduates also pursue doctoral study, medical school, or other degrees.
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