Didactic coursework covers a wide variety of topics relevant to genetic counseling including a balance between genetics and counseling content. Professors and instructors are genetic counselors, physicians, researchers and other professionals from both the University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, including many world-renowned experts.

Approaches to learning include lecture, discussion, service learning, team-based learning, self-reflection and experiential learning. Courses are taken with fellow genetic counseling students, genetics residents, and other students in the UC College of Medicine.

  • Intro to Genetic Counseling and Prenatal Genomics
  • Principles of Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Human Genetics
  • Clinical Embryology
  • Introduction to Epidemiology
  • Emerging Topics in Clinical Genomics I
  • Clinical Practicum I
  • Introduction to Cancer Genomics
  • Introduction to Psychosocial Genetic Counseling
  • Clinical Teratology
  • Research Design
  • Emerging Topics in Clinical Genomics II
  • Statistics and Experimental Design for the Biomedical Sciences
  • Clinical Practicum II
  • Clinical Practicum Summer Internship
  • Laboratory Genetic Counseling online
  • Advanced Genetic Counseling Issues I
  • Emerging Topics in Clinical Genomics
  • Clinical Practicum III
  • Master’s Thesis Research
  • Advanced Genetic Counseling Issues II
  • Emerging Topics in Clinical Genomics − Ethics
  • Clinical Practicum IV
  • Interdisciplinary Studies in Developmental Disabilities
  • Master’s Thesis Research
  • Cardiovascular Genetics online
  • Neurogenetics online

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