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Genetic Counseling

University of North Carolina Greensboro

M.Sc.
21 months
Duration
1715 USD/credit
1715 USD/credit
653 USD/credit
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About

The University of North Carolina Greensboro Master of Science in Genetic Counseling Program is a full-time 21-month program designed to prepare students with the knowledge and proficiency to practice as genetic counselors in a variety of settings including prenatal, pediatric, adult, and cancer genetics.

Overview

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!

Mission

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.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Human Molecular Genetics 
  • Principles of Genetic Counseling 
  • Genetic Counseling in the Community 
  • Molecular Diagnostics 
  • Journal Club
  • Medical and Clinical Genetics 
  • Research Methods 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International applicants are strongly encouraged to submit their application one month prior to the posted departmental deadline.

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3
3 (recommended)

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
67

Other requirements

General requirements

  • List all undergraduate/graduate studies including institution, dates attended, year of graduation, degree earned, major, and GPA
  • Required prerequisite coursework – indicate the name, course number and the grade you earned for all courses you completed to satisfy our prerequisite course requirements.  Include any courses in which you are currently enrolled.
  • Additional relevant coursework – provide a list of relevant undergraduate and graduate course work you completed; include the course number and name and the grade you earned
  • Resume 
  • Personal statement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1715 USD per credit and a duration of 21 months.
  • National

    1715 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1715 USD per credit and a duration of 21 months.
  • In-State

    653 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 653 USD per credit and a duration of 21 months.

Funding

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