The Midwestern University College of Graduate Studies M.S. in Precision Medicine degree program reserves the right to alter its curriculum however and whenever it deems appropriate. This Catalog does not establish a contractual relationship between Midwestern University and students. Total quarter-credit hours required for Program completion is 46.

A typical curriculum, course credits, and course sequencing is shown below.  Not all electives are offered every quarter.  PMMSG 501-503 are typically completed in the first summer quarter of the program and PMMSG 601-605 are typically completed in the second Summer quarter.  The remaining courses will primarily be completed in the fall through spring quarters.


Year 1 -
Summer Quarter
PMMSG 501 Introduction to Genetics and Genomics Credits: 2
PMMSG 502 Genomics of Rare and Complex Diseases Credits: 3
PMMSG 503 Introduction to Bioinformatics, Statistics, and Data Interpretation Credits: 3
Total 8
Fall Quarter
Precision Medicine Elective Credits: 1
Total 1
Winter Quarter
Precision Medicine Elective Credits: 1
Total 1
Spring Quarter
PMMSG 504 'Omics and Biomarkers Credits: 3
Total 3
Year 2 -
Summer Quarter
PMMSG 601 The Application of Precision Medicine to Cancer Credits: 3
PMMSG 602 Pharmacogenomics Credits: 2
PMMSG 603 Microbial Genetics, the Microbiome, and Infectious Diseases Credits: 3
PMMSG 604 Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues of Precision Medicine Credits: 1
PMMSG 605 Counseling and Communication Skills for Precision Medicine Credits: 1
Precision Medicine Elective Credits: 1
Total 11
Fall Quarter
PMMSG 606 Introduction to Personal Genomic Analysis, Genomics Laboratory, Part 1 Credits: 1
Total 1
Winter Quarter
PMMSG 607 Capstone Project, Genomics Lab Part 2 Credits: 2
Total 2
Spring Quarter
Precision Medicine Elective Credits: 1
Total 1

Students complete four elective courses.  Not all electives may be offered in every academic quarter.

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Electives
PMMSG 801 Application of Precision Medicine to Inflammatory and Autoimmune Disease Credits: 1
PMMSG 802 The Application of Precision Medicine to Neurological Diseases Credits: 1
PMMSG 803 Application of Precision Medicine to Cardiovascular Diseases Credits: 1
PMMSG 804 Advanced Topics in Pharmacogenomics Credits: 1
PMMSG 805 A One Health Approach to Genomics and Precision Medicine Credits: 1
PMMSG 806 Epigenomics and Functional Genomics in Health and Disease Credits: -
PMMSG 807 Genetic Technologies for the Treatment of Disease Credits: 1
PMMSG 808 Precision Medicine Journal Club Credits: 1
PMMSG 809 Understanding and Interpreting Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Credits: 1
Total -

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