Education

Institute for Systems Genomics (ISG) programs and co-sponsored programs:PSM

  • PSM Health Care Genetics -  The Health Care Genetics Program allows a customized curriculum to meet your specific educational and career goals. A Professional Science Master's Degree in Health Care Genetics is a science degree "plus" experiential learning in genome-based technologies and diagnostic testing as well as professional development training in communication, regulations, leadership, and ethical implications; an excellent background for those interested in using genomic information to improve health.
  • PSM Program in Genetic Counseling - The University of Connecticut is seeking accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling for a new Master of Science Degree in Genetic Counseling. The Program will provide innovative and interprofessional training for tomorrow’s leaders in the translation of genomics and precision medicine. Not accepting students at this time.  Target opening date: Fall 2019.

 

NEW COURSE OFFERED:

  • AH 5720(12): Genetic counseling methods and practice. Orientation to the translational side of genetic and genomic information, interpersonal psychosocial skill development, ethical considerations, and the contemporary practice of clinical genetic counseling. Live role play, case scenarios and analyses will be conducted and explored within the context of counseling theories and the facilitation of informed decision making.  Maria Gyure, MS, LCGC (maria.gyure@uconn.edu)