2020-2021 Admission Requirements for the Graduate Major in Human Genetics

Admissions Requirements for the Graduate Major in Human Genetics


APPLYING

After exploring options and choosing a specific program, follow the steps on our University’s graduate application process:

Deadlines to apply

December 1, 2019

Admission Limited to

Fall

Exams & GRE Types

GRE: General and Subject optional

Letters of Recommendation

3

UCLA-Wide Graduate Admissions Requirements

Degree-Specific Admissions Requirements

In addition to the University's minimum requirements and those listed above, all applicants are expected to submit a statement of purpose.

Applicants are expected to hold a bachelor's degree, with preparation in physics, biology and chemistry, and exposure through upper division courses in specific areas that may include: genetics, biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, developmental biology, microbiology, virology, physiology, and immunology. Because of the high mathematical content of some areas of human genetics, advanced courses in mathematics may be substituted for biologically oriented courses. More advanced degrees (M.S., M.D. or equivalent) are also acceptable.

Program Name

Human Genetics

Human Genetics is the major for the Genetics and Genomics home area in Graduate Programs in Bioscience.

Leading to the
degree of

M.S., Ph.D.

Admits only Ph.D. applicants, and only under exceptional circumstances admits students into the M.S. program. 

Major Code

0994

Address

6506 Gonda Center
Box 957088
Los Angeles, CA 90095-7088

Phone

(310) 206-0920

Email

ILutfi@mednet.ucla.edu

Website

www.genetics.ucla.edu