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IQ Biology Certificate Criteria

To receive this certificate, students must satisfactorily complete the IQ Biology program requirements outlined in the memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with each of the participating departments.


IQ Biology students receive from the graduate school a Certificate in Interdisciplinary Quantitative Biology in addition to a PhD. Completion of the certificate program requires students to fulfill specific requirements. These prerequisites are designed to ensure that students, in addition to their disciplinary ability, demonstrate fundamental competencies in mathematics, computation, and biology. The program requirements are distinct from those stipulated by doctoral degree programs; however formal agreements minimize time to degree.

Add overarching goal from grant that certificate is listed on the transcript and demonstrates that the faculty have determined that the student has completed the following steps and has demonstrated the following attributes.

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