A UConn Master’s of Science Degree in Health Care Genetics Offers

  • Individualized plan of study in genetics and genomics
  • Internship and Professional Skills Development
  • 100% job placement with clinical, educational and research career options
  • Improved marketability for genetic counseling and medical graduate degrees

The Master's of Science (MS) in Health Care Genetics individualized plan of study includes genetics and genomics conceptual courses, genome-based technology training, experiential learning, and professional development. Graduates are poised to join or advance in the growing workforce wherein genome-based technologies and genetic research have realized novel approaches to clinical testing, health promotion, and personalized medicine. Graduates also receive a National Professional Science Master’s Association Certificate, are eligible for Association for Clinical Pathology credentialing, and have a transcript relevant to medical or doctoral degrees. Program faculty, through an extensive network of affiliations throughout CT and across the country, provide a commitment to making connections based on industry demands and student interests.

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