Published Survey
Submission Number: 147
Submission ID: 147
Submission UUID: 23a3bd0e-e6a4-4000-928d-6aaadafd1b67
Submission URI: /publishedsurvey

Created: Thu, 03/19/2020 - 05:52
Completed: Mon, 07/20/2020 - 15:19
Changed: Wed, 08/05/2020 - 09:16

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Submitted by: Anonymous
Language: English

Is draft: No
Current page: Complete
Submitted to: Published Survey

Contact Information
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Institution Address:
Address 1: 535 Watson Drive
Address 2: {Empty}
Address 3: {Empty}
City: Claremont
State: California
Zip/Postal Code: 91711
Country: United States

Program Location:: California
Admissions Office Contact(s)::
- Name: Jason Hartfield
  Title: Associate Director of Admissions
  Phone (Work): 909-607-9145
- Name: Goldy Waworoendeng
  Title: Admissions Counselor II
  Phone (Work): 909-607-9145
- Name: Alicia Dallas
  Title: Admissions Counselor II
  Phone (Work): 909-607-9145

Institutional Website::

Contact Information Video::

Program Application Deadline
What is your application deadline for the upcoming academic year?: January 15, 2021
Is your program participating in PharmGrad?: Yes

Application Fee:: $50
Application Deadline Description::

Program Description
Program Description:

The Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling (MSGC) program at Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) is dedicated to benefiting society through the education, training, and development of innovative, collaborative, culturally engaged, articulate, and caring genetic counselors who will serve the needs of individual patients, the healthcare system, and the bioscience industry.

Our program prepares graduates to be leaders among healthcare professionals dedicated to the delivery of advanced personally-optimized patient care and the translation of applied and clinical science breakthroughs to enhance the quality of life.

An overview of the 2-year curriculum can be found at:


The Claremont Colleges ( are a consortium of five undergraduate and two graduate institutions. KGI students are able to share a wide range of facilities and services with students from any of the other campuses, including: the joint library system, health and counseling centers, Office of Black Students Affairs, Student Disability Resource Center, and Queer Resource Center.


Download the MSGC Program Info Sheet:
Schedule an appointment with the Associate Director of Admissions here:

Program Description Video::

Institution Information
Is your institution public or private?: Private
Is your program accepting applications for this program?: Yes
Program Start Term:: Fall
Satellite/Branch campuses::

Degree Requirements
Credits Required for Degree: : 71.5
Required Rotations:: Clinical
Seminars:: Not Required
College-based Qualifying/Comprehensive Exam:: Not Required
Other Qualifying Exams or Certifications:: Required
Thesis/Dissertation:: Required
Additional Information about Degree Requirements::

Degree Information
Delivery Method: On Campus
Curricular Focus or Concentration::

Area(s) of Study:: Clinical Research, Pharmacogenomics, Psychiatric/Psychological Sciences, Social Science
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Program Statistics
Last academic year-number of accepted students for your program:: 2
Last academic year-country of origin of the accepted students:
United States: 15
International: 0

Last academic year-average overall GPA of the accepted students:: 3.53
Last academic year-graduates job placement:
Academia: 0
Industry: 0
Government: 0
Other: 0
Unknown: 13

Last 5 academic years-estimated average years of study to graduation:: 2

GRE and Other Tests
GRE Section
 Is the GRE required?: No

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Are any of the following tests required for international applicants?: None
Other tests or credentials::

Letters of Recommendation
Letters of Recommendation:
Are letters of recommendations required by your program?: Yes
 If yes, how many letters of recommendation are required?: 3

Enter any additional information regarding recommendations: :
In the Recommendations section of the PharmGrad application, applicants should select “I Am Not Adding Any Recommendations” for this section. A separate Recommendation link will be provided in the Program Specific Questions section of the application. Applicants should sent this Recommendation link to their three Recommenders. At least one letter should come from an academic who evaluated the applicant's work in full or an academic requirement (lecture or lab course found on your transcript).

Other Admission Requirements
Minimum overall GPA considered:: 3.0
Recommended overall GPA considered:: {Empty}
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I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Financial Support
Percentage of students receiving financial support:: 10
Type of financial support available:: Department or University Scholarship
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Information about MSGC scholarships can be found at:

Background Checks and Drug Screenings
Is your institution participating in the PharmGrad-facilitated Criminal Background Check (CBC) Service?: No
Is your institution participating in the PharmGrad-facilitated Drug Screening Service?: No