M.Sc. On Campus

Clinical Molecular Genetics

Northern Michigan University

12 months
804 USD/credit 26532 USD/year
804 USD/credit 26532 USD/year
588 USD/credit 19404 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Clinical Molecular Genetics at the University of Northern Michigan University is offered to those interested in professional opportunities in clinical molecular diagnostics for healthcare, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, forensics, research and academe.


Key facts:

  • Students complete online graduate Clinical Molecular Genetics courses  at the University of Northern Michigan University and one week in a molecular diagnostic lab experience on campus. 
  • Students will perform research or a method verification and validation which will culminate in a Thesis or Project, respectively. The Thesis or Project will be presented as a seminar at the conclusion of the program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Clinical Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory
  • Principles of Clinical Molecular Diagnostics
  • Clinical Molecular Diagnostic Techniques
  • Clinical Genetics
  • Clinical Applications of Genomic Medicine
  • Molecular Diagnostics in Identity Testing
  • Molecular Diagnosis of Infectious Disease
  • Biomedical Laboratory Operations
  • Research Design and Methods
  • Method Verification and Validation in Molecular Diagnostics
  • Molecular Genetics 
  • Thesis in Clinical Molecular Genetics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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33 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants should have coursework in genetics, hematology, microbiology, immunology, molecular biology, chemistry, and statistics. Laboratory experience is required. This requirement can be met by documenting one year of clinical laboratory experience or 16 credits of courses accompanied by a lab.  Students may be admitted with deficient backgrounds if coursework is met in a defined period of time.

Applicants are required to comply with the regular admission requirements of the Office of Graduate Education and Research. In addition:

  • Applicants must submit three letters of recommendation from instructors or professional references. Letters should address the applicant’s academic and professional abilities and preparation for graduate study.
  • A statement of intent must be included which describes the applicant’s laboratory skills and experiences, and reasons for pursuing graduate education.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26532 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 804 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    26532 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 804 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    19404 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 588 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Marquette

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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