70.5 credits are required to earn a Master of Science degree in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling at KGI. These credits consist of 38.5 from didactic courses, 26 from clinical fieldwork, and six from research thesis. Students are expected to finish the program in 21 months (five semesters) on a full-time basis.

Fall Year 1
 
 
Professional Development
0
Clinical Biostatistics
3
Genetic Counseling I
3
Human Molecular Genetics
3
Human Embryology and Prenatal Diagnosis
3
Medical Communication, Counseling Theory and Skills
3
Genetic Disease Mechanisms
1.5
Principles of Public Health
1.5
Colloquium/Journal Club/Case Conference
0
 
Total credits Fall Year 1
18
Spring Year 1
 
 
Genetic Counseling II
3
Human Genomics
3
Clinical Cancer Genomics
3
Medical Genetics
3
Biochemical Genetics
1.5
Advanced Pharmacogenomics and Precision Medicine
1.5
Advanced Pharmaceutical Discovery
1.5
Genetic Counseling Fieldwork Observation
2
Colloquium/Journal Club/Case Conference
0
 
Total credits Spring Year 1
18.5
Summer
 
 
GENE 495
Genetic Counseling Fieldwork I
8
 
Total credits Summer Year 1
8
Fall Year 2
 
 
Psychosocial Development I
1
Professional Development I
1
Research Thesis I
3
GENE 496, 497
Genetic Counseling Fieldwork II, III
8
Colloquium/Journal Club/Case Conference
0
 
Total credits Fall Year 2
13
Spring Year 2
 
 
Psychosocial Development II
1
Professional Development II
1
Research Thesis II
3
GENE 498, 499
Genetic Counseling Fieldwork IV, V
8
Colloquium/Journal Club/Case Conference
0
 
Total credits Spring Year 2
13
Course Number
Course Name
Unit(s) / Credit(s)
Instructor(s)
Semester
Professional Development
0
Fall
Advanced Pharmacogenomics and Precision Medicine
1.5
Spring, Year 1
Advanced Pharmaceutical Discovery
1.5
Spring, Year 1
Clinical Biostatistics
3
Fall/Spring
Genetic Counseling I
3.0
Fall
Human Molecular Genetics
3
Fall
Human embryology and Prenatal Diagnosis
3
Fall
Medical Communication, Counseling Theory and Skills
3
Fall
Genetic Disease Mechanisms
1.5
Fall 1
Principles of Public Health
1.5
Fall
Colloquium/Journal Club/Case Conference
Fall
Genetic Counseling II
3.0
Spring
Human Genomics
3
Spring 1
Clinical Cancer Genomics
3
Spring 1
Medical Genetics
3
Spring 1
Biochemical Genetics
1.5
Spring 1
Genetic Counseling Fieldwork Observation
2
Spring
Psychosocial Development I
1.0
Fall
Professional Development I
1.0
Fall
Research Thesis I
3.0
Fall