The MSGC program emphasizes interprofessional collaboration, systematic problem solving, the safe, efficient, and ethical use of biotechnology, and personalized patient care.
KGI’s MS in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling (MSGC) program emphasizes interprofessional collaboration, systematic problem solving, the safe, efficient, and ethical use of biotechnology, and personalized patient care. This will be accomplished through a variety of experiences including rigorous didactic course work, clinical training, research preparation, and supplementary activities such as case conferences, grand rounds, journal clubs, and seminars.
The MSGC program has established affiliations with multiple genetics centers throughout Southern California which will offer access to tremendous resources for clinical, industry, and laboratory experiences and provide a culturally dynamic and enriching environment for genetic counseling students.
The field of genetics has changed dramatically over time. Therefore, the student experience at Keck Graduate Institute will involve a strong foundation in principal genetic counseling skills coupled with progressive and rigorous didactic learning, fieldwork experience, and research development in order to meet and anticipate the evolving needs of the genetic counseling profession. The combination of the program’s faculty, the diversity of fieldwork experiences, and the cultural excitement of its location in Southern California will make this program exceptional and inspiring.
The program will provide each student with the understanding and experience to become an innovative, inspired, and proficient genetic counselor.
The goals of the MSGC program are to:
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