A Master’s of Science for YOUR Career Goals

Health Care Genetics LogoThe 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 chromosome- and genome-based technologies and 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.

A UConn Master’s 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

Make a Connection 

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for your academic and career success

Respecting your song

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and celebrating your contribution to the chorus of diversity in genetics

At a Glance

  • online and in-person hybrid scheduling options
  • most in-person classes on Storrs campus
  • class options at Farmington & Hartford campuses
  • full-time or part-time program attendance 
  • fall, spring and summer admission
  • life or health science degrees; others may qualify
  • training from basic karyotyping to next-generation optical genome mapping
  • strong resume of skills for advancement & jobs in cytogenetics, genetics education & outreach, molecular testing, research, industry, sales, counseling assistantships, and ..yours!