to the UNCG Master of Science Program in Genetic Counseling!
This is a full-time two year (plus intervening summer) program to prepare students with the knowledge and proficiencies to practice as genetic counselors in a variety of settings including prenatal, pediatric, adult, and cancer genetics. The UNCG Genetic Counseling Program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC) and was designed in accordance with guidelines provided by the ACGC. Graduates of this program are eligible to apply to the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) for Active Candidate Status and to sit for the ABGC Certification Examination. Our graduates have found exciting employment opportunities, from the first graduating class of 2002 to date!
The application deadline for Fall 2017 Admission is December 1, 2016.
- See our Admission Requirements and Instructions for Applicants to the MS Genetic Counseling Program
- Apply Online
- View Frequently Asked Questions about admission requirements and applying to MS Genetic Counseling Program
- View Information for Prospective Applicants at UNCG Graduate School Website
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