Genetic Counseling remains one of the important medical programs of the post-genomic era. There is a demonstrated need for trained individuals to help patients comprehend complex information related to the genomics of their diseases and genetics-associated risks of disease development. The M.S. in Genetic Counseling is a comprehensive degree program designed to prepare students for careers in Genetic Counseling. This program will include an in-depth exploration of human genetics including: basic genetic principles, cytogenetics, diagnostics, genomics, and counseling patients regarding genetic risk and personal genomic information.