Bachelor of Science in Genetics and Genomic Sciences

The UAB Undergraduate Program in Genetics and Genomic Sciences (GGS) is designed to nurture a new generation of scientists equipped for a career in genetics research. Genetics and genomic sciences is a rapidly advancing field offering opportunities in academics, government research, medicine, biotechnology and other health-related sciences. This program is an interdisciplinary major in partnership with the Department of Genetics in the School of Medicine and the Department of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences and taught by experts across campus. 

The program's mission is to provide students with strong educational and research experiences to prepare them for a career in genetics and genomics-related health sciences and research. Opportunities to develop skills in leadership, teaching, research and scholarship are also available. 

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