The Genetic Counseling program at Boston University is committed to providing high-quality training through dynamic coursework, dedicated mentoring, diverse fieldwork, and innovative research to develop motivated genetic counselors to meet the needs of an expanding landscape in genetics and genomics.
The primary objective of the Master of Science Program in Genetic Counseling is to educate graduate students in the core concepts of human genetics and counseling. Our focus is to provide students with the appropriate knowledge, experience, and mentoring to become competent, sensitive, and motivated genetic counselors. This is accomplished through a variety of educational experiences including coursework, clinical training, research project preparation, and supplementary activities such as case conferences, grand rounds, journal clubs, and seminars. Located in the heart of Boston, the Genetic Counseling program at Boston University provides a dynamic and enriching environment for genetic counseling students.
Boston University’s medical school and teaching hospital offer access to tremendous resources for clinical experience with a diverse patient population and specialized patient services. The BU Genetic Counseling Program also has the unique appeal of including coursework in the Mental Health Counseling & Behavioral Medicine Program, Graduate Medical Sciences, and the School of Public Health.
- Professional Issues in Genetic Counseling
- Embryology, Teratology, and Prenatal Genetics
- Clinical Applications in Human Genetics
- Genetic Counseling Seminar
- Counseling Techniques
- 24 months
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DisciplinesBio & Biomedical Engineering Biomedicine Genetics View 154 other Masters in Genetics in United States
- Application Forms
- Letters of Recommendation
- MCAT Test
- CASPer Test
- International Student Data Form
- A copy of the biographical page of your passport
- Copies of all of your immigration documents if you are currently in the U.S.
- Required financial documentation demonstrating your ability to pay for your expenses at Boston University
International62872 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 62872 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National62872 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 62872 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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