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Graduate School

Genetic Counseling MS


  • Major: Genetic Counseling
  • Degree: Master of Science
  • School/College: Medicine

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December 1

Applications Accepted for These Semesters...

  • Fall Semester

Required Application Documents

  • Official Transcripts from all schools attended for course credit
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement reflecting your interest and experience in the field (instructions are provided on the application)

*If interested in being considered for one of our funded Cultural and Social Resiliency tracks described on our scholarship webpage, please submit the requested separate statement of interest on the Additional Materials page of the application.

A Note from the Program

The master’s program in genetic counseling prepares genetic counselors to work with individuals and families affected by genetic conditions. Genetic counselors also teach, perform research, and have roles in laboratory and other industries in this growing profession. The curriculum includes course work, fieldwork and a research-based thesis. The genetic counseling master’s program is one of the most established in the country and is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling.


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