The Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling (MSGC) program at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) in Claremont, CA, is dedicated to benefiting society through the education, training, and development of innovative, collaborative, culturally engaged, articulate, and caring genetic counselors who will serve the needs of individual patients, the healthcare system, and the bioscience industry.

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Our program prepares graduates to be leaders among healthcare professionals dedicated to the delivery of advanced personally-optimized patient care and the translation of applied and clinical science breakthroughs to enhance the quality of life.

The Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling program at Keck Graduate Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC), located at 4400 College Blvd., Ste. 220, Overland Park, KS 66211, gceducation.org. ACGC can be reached by phone at 913.222.8668. KGI has received approval from the Western Association for Schools and Colleges (WASC) to offer the Master of Science Degree in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling.

Program Leadership

Melissa Randall Chan

Assistant Director, MSGC
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Ashley Mills, MS, CGC

Program Director, Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling (MSGC) and Professor of Practice
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Emily Quinn, MS, CGC

Associate Program Director, Assistant Professor
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"The KGI staff prides itself on thinking outside the box. I needed a program that could do that because 'inside the box' thinking was not going to work for someone who doesn't have the same learning style or access to information as the majority of students. "
Alicia Wolfson
KGI student
MS in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling, '21

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