Published Survey
Submission Number: 148
Submission ID: 148
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Submission URI: /publishedsurvey

Created: Thu, 03/19/2020 - 07:21
Completed: Wed, 07/21/2021 - 09:07
Changed: Thu, 07/22/2021 - 14:59

Remote IP address: 4.41.49.146
Submitted by: Anonymous
Language: English

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Current page: Complete
Submitted to: Published Survey

Contact Information
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Address 1: 535 Watson Drive
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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
  Email: sphs.admissions@kgi.edu
- Name: Goldy Waworoendeng
  Title: Admissions Counselor II
  Phone (Work): 909-607-9145
  Email: sphs.admissions@kgi.edu

Institutional Website::
- https://www.kgi.edu/msgda

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Program Application Deadline
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What is your application deadline for the upcoming academic year?: July 01, 2022
Participation
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Is your program participating in PharmGrad?: No
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Application Fee:: $75
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Program Description
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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

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Institution Information
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Is your institution public or private?: Private
Is your program accepting applications for this program?: Yes
Program Start Term:: Fall
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Degree Requirements
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Credits Required for Degree: : 66
Required Rotations:: Not Required
Seminars:: Not Required
College-based Qualifying/Comprehensive Exam:: Not Required
Other Qualifying Exams or Certifications:: Not Required
Thesis/Dissertation:: Required
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Degree Information
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Delivery Method: On Campus
Curricular Focus or Concentration::
- Clinical Decision Support
- Clinical Trial Design
- Assay Development

Area(s) of Study:: Biotechnology, Informatics, Pharmacogenomics
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Program Statistics
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Have you previously enrolled students in this program?: Yes
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Have you graduated your first class for this program?: Yes
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GRE and Other Tests
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GRE Section
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 Is the GRE required?: No

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Are any of the following tests required for international applicants?: TOEFL or IELTS
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Letters of Recommendation
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Letters of Recommendation:
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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: :
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.

I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

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Financial Support
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Percentage of students receiving financial support:: 50
Type of financial support available:: Department or University Scholarship
Enter any additional information regarding financial support: :
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/

I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes

Background Checks and Drug Screenings
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Is your institution participating in the PharmGrad-facilitated Criminal Background Check (CBC) Service?: We are not a participating PharmGrad program
Is your institution participating in the PharmGrad-facilitated Drug Screening Service?: We are not a participating PharmGrad program
I would like to mark this section as done.: Yes