Human Genetics & Genetic Counseling

College

  • Center City Campus
  • College of Life Sciences

Degree Earned

  • Master of Science

Program Length
21 months

Program Type

  • On Campus

Prerequisites
BA | See more

Curriculum

Program Curriculum

Fall Semester

Course Title Credits
Intro to Genetic Counseling 2
Human Genetics 3
Embryology 3
   
Medical Genetics I 2
Clinical Applications I 2
Lab/Clinical Observer Rotation 1

Spring Semester

Course Title Credits
Pathobiology of Cancer 2
Clinical Cancer Genetics 2
Medical Genetics II 2
Psychosocial Issues in Genetic Counseling 3

Clinical Applications II

Ocular Genetics

1

1

Clinical Rotation 1 day/wk - Prenatal

Gene Environment Interactions in Birth Defects & Disease

Metabolic Genetics I

Applied Statistics for the Biomedical Sciences

Research Design & Methods for Genetic Counselors

Clinical Applications III

Clinical Rotation 2 days/wk - Cancer

Gene Environment Interactions in Birth Defects & Disease

Clinical Rotation 2 days/wk - Cancer

Applied Statistics for the Biomedical Sciences

Research Design & Methods for Genetic Counselors

1

3

2

2

2

1

2

3

2

2

2

Summer Semester

Course Title Credits
Genetic Counseling: Theory & Practice I 2
Practical Issues in Genetic Counseling 1
Thesis I 2

Clinical Rotation 3 days/wk - Peds

Clinical Cardiovascular Genetics 

Metabolic Genetics I

Clinical App III

3

1

2

1

 

 

Fall Semester

Course Title Credits
Thesis II 2
Genetic Counselor Workshop & Seminar I 1
Genetic Counseling: Theory & Practice II 2
Metabolic Genetics II 2
Genetic Basis of Neurologic & Psychiatric Disease 1
Clinical Rotation 3 days/wk 3

Spring I Semester

Course Title Credits
Thesis III 2
Genetic Counseling Workshop & Seminar II 2
Clinical Rotation 3 days/wk 3