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Genetic Counseling

Augustana University

M.Sc.
24 months
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25500 USD/year
25500 USD/year
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In this two-year program, the student learning experience equally involves classroom learning, hands-on participation, and clinical rotations. 

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Overview

In this two-year program, the student learning experience equally involves classroom learning, hands-on participation, and clinical rotations. While the first year is more heavily weighted toward classroom learning, students begin to have clinical patient interactions in their first semester. During the second year, the balance shifts away from classroom learning and toward a richer clinical experience.
All students enrolled in the program spend their first academic year in Sioux Falls, whereas second-year students train in either Sioux Falls or San Diego, California. Students in both locations are connected with each other through technology and frequent communication.

Programme Structure

  • Genetics in Medicine
  • Genetic Diagnosis&Laboratory Methods
  • Metabolic Genetics and Newborn Screening
  • Communication&Interviewing Skills for the Genetic Counselor
  • Genetic Counseling I
  • Seminar in Medical Genetics/Journal Club.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

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.
2.25 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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 (required)
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.

Other requirements

General requirements

The strongest applicants will have completed (or will be in the process of completing at the time of application to the program) the following coursework. If a course is in progress, this may be reflected on the personal statement.Biology (one full year)Chemistry (one full year)Biochemistry (one semester or quarter)Genetics (one semester or quarter)General Psychology (one semester or quarter)Statistics (one semester or quarter)

Work experience

Genetic counseling, at its core, is a profession built on interpersonal communication. At the time of application, it is strongly recommended that applicants have some volunteer or professional experience in an area where communication skills are utilized.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25500 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    25500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25500 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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