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Genetic Counseling

University of North Carolina Greensboro

21 months
Duration
1052 USD/credit 34866 USD/year
1052 USD/credit 34866 USD/year
289 USD/credit 9578 USD/year
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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.

Accreditation

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.

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

Credits

58 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
3 (recommended)

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

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  • International

    34866 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1052 USD per credit during 21 months.
  • National

    34866 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1052 USD per credit during 21 months.
  • In-State

    9578 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 289 USD per credit during 21 months.

Living costs for Greensboro

1001 - 1540 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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