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MSHGG Curriculum Summary

Curriculum Summary

The Master of Science in Human Genetics & Genomics program is taught on a term basis, with up to four courses in each term with the addition of the Master Capstone Project in the final term. The curriculum for each student consists of 12 courses and the Master Capstone Project.

Full-Time Program

Program is completed in one year (three terms)

Course

Course Name

Credits

Term 1

 

 

HGEN0500

Introduction to the Human Genome

3

HGEN0501

Embryology and Human Development

3

HGEN0502

Statistical Methods

3

HGEN0503

Population Genetics and Ancestry Analysis

3

 

 

12

Term 2

 

 

HGEN0504

Structure and Function of the Human Genome

3

HGEN0505

Principles of Research Methodology

3

HGEN0506

Human Microbiome and Infectious Disease

3

HGEN0507

Online Resources for Research and Clinical Genomics

3

 

 

12

Term 3

 

 

HGEN0508

Heritable Syndromes and Diseases

3

HGEN0509

Genomics Technologies and Diagnostics

3

HGEN0510

Bioethics and Research Ethics

2

HGEN0511

Human Genetics and Genomics Seminar

1

HGEN0512

Master Capstone Project

3

 

 

12

 

Total Credits

36

Part-Time Program

Program is completed in two years (six terms)

Course

Course Name

Credits

Term 1

 

 

HGEN0500

Introduction to the Human Genome

3

HGEN0501

Embryology and Human Development

3

 

 

6

Term 2

 

 

HGEN0502

Statistical Methods

3

HGEN0503

Population Genetics and Ancestry Analysis

3

 

 

6

Term 3

 

 

HGEN0504

Structure and Function of the Human Genome

3

HGEN0505

Principles of Research Methodology

3

 

 

6

Term 4

 

 

HGEN0506

Human Microbiome and Infectious Disease

3

HGEN0507

Online Resources for Research and Clinical Genomics

3

 

 

6

Term 5

 

 

HGEN0508

Heritable Syndromes and Diseases

3

HGEN0509

Genomics Technologies and Diagnostics

3

 

 

6

Term 6

 

 

HGEN0510

Bioethics and Research Ethics

2

HGEN0511

Human Genetics and Genomics Seminar

1

HGEN0512

Master Capstone Project

3

 

 

6

 

Total Credits

36

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