How to Apply

To apply for admission to the Clinical Genetics and Genomics Online Graduate Certificate, complete the application process which begins at the link below. Applicants must have completed a Baccalaureate degree or higher from a regionally accredited college or university.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall Semester: June 21
  • Spring Semester: November 10

The Online Clinical Genetics and Genomics Graduate Certificate program accepts students in the Spring and Fall semesters. Apply early to avoid last minute processing delays.

Begin your Application

Application Instructions

Applications will be evaluated upon receipt of all required documentation:

  • A statement from the applicant providing a brief overview of reasons for applying (uploaded).
  • Unofficial transcript(s) for all undergraduate and graduate coursework (uploaded). NOTE FROM PROGRAM'S DIRECTOR: To facilitate an expedited process for admission, send official transcripts with initial application.
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume (uploaded)
  • Official college transcript(s) mailed to The Graduate School (see address below). Please note that official transcripts from student's previous educational experience at UConn are not required.
  • Successful candidates normally meet the recommended 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.
  • If you are not a native speaker of English, you may be required to submit evidence of your proficiency in the English language.
  • When completing the online application form, under the Intended Program tab select:
    • Levels of Study: Certificate
    • Academic Areas: Health
    • Program: Clinical Genetics and Genomics Grad Certificate
    • Campus: Online
  • The GRE, GMAT, and Residence Affidavit are not required.
  • Fields marked with a red asterisk (*) on the application are required fields.
  • A non-refundable $75 application fee.
  • After applying, if your school(s) offer an electronic transcript service email them to Otherwise, send The Graduate School your Official Transcript(s) in one envelope to:
    University of Connecticut
    The Graduate School
    Whetten Graduate Center
    438 Whitney Road Ext., Unit 1152
    Storrs, CT 06269-1152

Applications are evaluated as soon as the student’s file is complete.

If you have any questions on how to use the online application system, please contact The Graduate School at 860-486-3617.

International Students: This program is a part-time and online program. Pursuant to U.S. immigration regulations, the University of Connecticut may not sponsor F-1 and J-1 visas for the purpose of coming to the U.S. for enrollment in this program. International students may enroll in this program if they are currently in the U.S. in another visa status that permits foreign nationals to engage in school enrollment while meeting their primary visa objective, or if they complete the program from their home country.