The University of North Carolina Greensboro 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 mission of the UNCG Master of Science in Genetic Counseling Program is to provide an exemplary learning environment in which students obtain the knowledge, skills, and competencies to provide culturally sensitive, ethical genetic counseling services in a variety of clinical settings. The program emphasizes the values of cooperative and lifelong learning to prepare graduates who will contribute to the field and society in productive ways through clinical and professional service, research, education and advocacy.
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- Human Molecular Genetics
- Principles of Genetic Counseling
- Genetic Counseling in the Community
- Molecular Diagnostics
- Journal Club
- Medical and Clinical Genetics
- Research Methods
- 21 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
International applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their application one month prior to the posted departmental deadline.
DisciplinesAdult Education Counselling Genetics View 916 other Masters in Counselling in United States
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International1715 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1715 USD per credit and a duration of 21 months.
National1715 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1715 USD per credit and a duration of 21 months.
In-State653 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 653 USD per credit and a duration of 21 months.
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