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Genetic Counseling

Boston University

24 months
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58560 USD/year
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About

The Genetic Counseling program at Boston University is provided through Graduate Medical Sciences and has received full accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling.

Overview

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.

Program Overview

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Professional Issues in Genetic Counseling
  • Embryology, Teratology, and Prenatal Genetics
  • Clinical Applications in Human Genetics
  • Genetic Counseling Seminar
  • Counseling Techniques

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

National

  • Application Forms
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • MCAT Test
  • CASPer Test
  • Transcripts

International

  • 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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    58560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 58560 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    58560 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 58560 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Updated over a year ago

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