Postgraduate Certificate On Campus

Functional Genomics and Clinical Consultation

12 months
19579 CAD/year
4168 CAD/year
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Start your career in the emerging field of genomics. This Functional Genomics and Clinical Consultation program at Canadore College integrates molecular and cellular-based strategies to study the structure, function and regulation of an individual's genomic legacy. 


Learn to apply techniques such as genotyping and next generation sequencing to unlock the power of the genome. An emphasis will be placed on understanding the pathogenesis of diseases and learning how genetic variation interacts with an individual's environment, nutrition, and lifestyle. Canadore’s new innovative genomics laboratory is equipped with some of the most leading-edge technology in Canada including two DNA sequencers that provide the capacity for research in areas such as pharmacology, addictions, and disease prevention. The Functional Genomics and Clinical Consultation program is offered at Canadore College.

Your Future Career

  • Biologist
  • Embryologist
  • Geneticist
  • Micro/molecular biologist
  • Parasitologist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Immunologist

What You Will Learn:

  • Genetic Profiles/Signatures
  • Next Generation Sequencing
  • Applied Molecular Genetics
  • Cellular Metabolism (Micronutrients)
  • Nutrigenomics
  • Pharmacogenetics and Toxicogenetics

Programme Structure


  • Medical Ethics and Clinical Consultation
  • Trends and Research in Genomics
  • Applied Molecular Genetics
  • Cellular Metabolism
  • Epigenetics
  • Experimental Statistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Ontario College Diploma, Advanced Diploma, or Degree, or equivalent in the following areas:
  • Biotechnology diploma program (2- or 3-year); (Note: minimum 'C+' average or cumulative 2.5 GPA); undergraduate health science degree program; or, be a licensed health care provider (e.g. MD, ND, RPH, RN, CN, DMD, DC).
  • If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19579 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19579 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    4168 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4168 CAD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for North Bay

1015 - 1615 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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