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Submission Number: 148
Submission ID: 148
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Created: Thu, 03/19/2020 - 07:21
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Contact Information

535 Watson Drive
Claremont
California
91711
United States
California

Program Application Deadline

July 02, 2021
Yes
$50

Program Description

Students in the Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genomic Data Analytics (MSGDA) will benefit from foundational coursework in human genetics, cutting edge courses in the applied life sciences, and an innovative human genomics curriculum that combine to prepare them for the exciting field of genomic data analytics.

In addition to the Core Curriculum, there are three concentrations depending on student interest: clinical decision support, clinical trial design, and assay development.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to utilize their foundation in genetics and genomics along with a practical knowledge of data analytics and industry experience to be able to translate patient sequencing data into actionable clinical recommendations and bridge the gap between research scientists and clinical practitioners. This unique program gives students an opportunity to work side-by-side with future genetic counselors and applied life scientists while gaining hands-on experience with the techno

Top occupations for KGI graduates from the MSGDA program include:
Variant curator / Clinical variant scientist
Clinical genomics scientist
Genomic data scientist
Research scientist

THE CLAREMONT COLLEGES -

The Claremont Colleges (https://www.claremont.edu) 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.

LEARN MORE -

Download the MSGDA Program Info Sheet: https://1ydsiy3u0quvgdsk03zlwqi3-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com//wp-content/uploads/media/Admissions-Aid/MSGDA_Program_Sheet_1920.pdf
Website: www.kgi.edu/msgda
Schedule an appointment with the Associate Director of Admissions here: calendly.com/jasonhartfield

Institution Information

Private
Yes
Fall

Degree Requirements

66
Not Required
Not Required
Not Required
Not Required
Required

Degree Information

On Campus
  • Clinical Decision Support
  • Clinical Trial Design
  • Assay Development
Biotechnology, Informatics, Pharmacogenomics

Program Statistics

7
Last academic year-country of origin of the accepted students:
6
1
3.6
Last academic year-graduates job placement:
0
0
0
0
7
2

GRE and Other Tests

No
TOEFL or IELTS

Letters of Recommendation

Yes
3
Letters should be from individuals who are familiar with your accomplishments, strengths, weaknesses, personal character, and potential for success in the Genomic Data Analytics program.

Other Admission Requirements

Yes

Financial Support

50
Department or University Scholarship
Applicants admitted to the MSGDA program are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships for incoming students. More information about Funding Your Degree can be found at: https://www.kgi.edu/admissions-and-aid/tuition-financial-aid/funding-your-degree/

Background Checks and Drug Screenings

No
No