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.