MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Genetic Counseling Program Timeline

This time line includes responsibilities for coursework, clinical rotations, thesis and additional ancillary events. This is a guideline and may vary student to student.

Month of Training (Click Here to View Full Image)

Summary of UTGCP

Month of Training
Course Name Course Number Credits
FALL SEMESTER FIRST YEAR (12 hrs)

Topics in Medical Genetics I

GS11 1622

2

Introduction to Genetic Counseling

GS11 1132

2

Cancer Genetic Counseling

GS11 1012

2

Prenatal Genetic Counseling

GS11 1161

2

Psychosocial Issues in Genetic Counseling I

GS11 1082

2

Ethics in Biomedical Sciences

GS21 1051

1

Embryology

GS11 1011

1

SPRING SEMESTER FIRST YEAR (9 hrs)

Introductory Clinical Rotation

GS11 1173

3

Psychosocial Issues Genetic Counseling II

GS11 1021

1

Topics in Medical Genetics II

GS11 1642

2

Approaches to Genetic Counseling Research I

GS11 1142

2

Research in Biomedical Science

GS11 1520

1

SUMMER SEMESTER FIRST YEAR (6 hrs)

Advanced Clinical Rotation

GS11 1174

4

Research in Biomedical Science

GS00 1520

2

FALL SEMESTER SECOND YEAR (9 hrs)

Advanced Clinical Rotation

GS11 1174

4

Masters Thesis Research(if approved for candidacy)

GS00 1910

2

Contemporary Issues in Genetic Counseling I

GS11 1031

1

Approaches to Genetic Counseling Research II

GS11 1152

2

SPRING SEMESTER SECOND YEAR (9 hrs)

Advanced Clinical Rotation

GS11 1174

4

Masters Thesis Research

GS00 1910

3

Psychosocial Practicum

GS11 1021

1

Contemporary Issues in Genetic Counseling II

GS11 1031

1