Biomedical Research (Certificate)

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The biomedical research certificate program combines authentic research experience conducted in laboratories of practicing academic scientists with upper-division coursework, including laboratory courses, that allow for specialization in given subject areas.

The biomedical research certificate combines authentic research experience conducted in laboratories of practicing academic scientists with upper-division coursework, including laboratory courses, that allow for specialization in given subject areas. The program is intended to serve students seeking competency in addressing scientific questions in the laboratory and prepares them to be highly competitive for careers in the research sector or to pursue graduate and professional schools, such as medical school.

The program is offered by ASU's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences.

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Biomedical Research (Certificate)

Offered by
New College of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences

Location
West

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Program requirements

The certificate in biomedical research requires a minimum of 15 credit hours (at least 12 must be upper-division). Twelve credit hours must be taken at ASU. This certificate requires a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA in ASU coursework and upper division standing or graduate student status. Nine credit hours must be counted toward the certificate alone and may not be shared with a student's major requirements. Only courses in which a student received a grade of "C" (2.00 on a 4.00 scale) or higher may be used to meet certificate requirements.
Required Course -- 3 credit hours
Elective Courses -- 8 credit hours
Other Certificate Requirements (choose one option below) -- 4 credit hours
Option A -- 4 credit hours
Option B -- 4 credit hours
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this certificate.

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