Receive hands-on experiences in state-of-the-art-omics technology.
The Master’s in System Medicine at Georgetown University is the first in the nation to train students in the new era of Big Data and -omics. Students have hands-on experiences in state-of-the-art-omics technology, including Next Generation sequence analysis, microarray sequence analysis and mining clinical resources.
Georgetown University is located in Washington, D.C., giving students easy access to the world’s best institutions and hospitals, including the NIH, HHMI, FDA, Inova Fairfax, and MedStar Health.
One of the highlights of our program is the capstone project/practicum/internship, which allows students to gain desired hands-on work experience. Students will have internship opportunities in renowned institutions and each student will be matched with a mentor based on their career goals and interests. A limited number of merit-based scholarships are available.
Core & elective course descriptions as well as sample schedule for full-time students can be found here.
Example full-time Master’s course schedule is available.
What Will I Learn?
In the midst of “Big Data” era of biology, a new type of physician and a biomedical scientist with a grasp of modern computational sciences, “-omic” technologies are needed.
Our Systems Medicine curriculum is shaped by consultations with experts around the world. Students gain a range skill sets that make them highly competitive on the job market, encompassing Big Data, biochemistry, biomedical informatics, clinical bioinformatics, clinical gross anatomy, drug design, genomics, machine learning, and microbiomics.
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