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Genetic Counseling

Bay Path University

M.Sc.
21 months
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1105 USD/credit
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About

The MS in Genetic Counseling programme from Bay Path University prepares graduates for careers in the expanding field of genetic counseling. Become part of a program that offers an engaging, rewarding, and highly accessible, personalized learning experience. 

Overview

Students in the genetic counseling program gain superior knowledge and skills for the evaluation, monitoring, diagnosis, treatment, and counseling of patients across their lifespan. Bay Path is dedicated to preparing our students for varied roles in the genetic counseling workforce; students who will advocate for their patients, maintain quality and ethical standards, effectively work in interdisciplinary teams, contribute to research, and strive for the advancement of, and leadership in, the genetic counseling profession.

Student Learning Outcomes

Our Mission

The Bay Path University Genetic Counseling Program trains a diverse adult student body in genetics and genomics, counseling, and research to become competent, compassionate, culturally sensitive genetic counselors. Our goal is to prepare graduates for varied roles in the genetic counseling workforce who will advocate for their patients, maintain the highest quality and ethical standards, effectively work in interdisciplinary teams, contribute to research, and strive for advancement of and leadership in the genetic counseling profession.

Our Vision - Bay Path University strives to:
  • Empower genetic counseling students to take ownership of their learning by engaging them in an accessible personalized learning experience.
  • Utilize technology and innovative teaching strategies to provide genetic counseling students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to be lifelong learners.
  • Educate genetic counseling students to be prepared and able to adapt to new research, tests, challenges and opportunities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Introduction to Genetic Counseling
  • Reproductive Genetics
  • Clinical Applications in Genetic Counseling
  • Cancer Genetic Counseling
  • Advanced Genetic Counseling Skills & Techniques

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 21 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

59 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

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.
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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.
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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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application
  • Official undergraduate and graduate transcripts (a GPA of 3.0 or higher is preferred)
  • An original essay on the topic: "Why is achieving an MS in Genetic Counseling from Bay Path University important to my life and professional goals?”
  • A current resume
  • Three recommendations 
  • Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted by phone or email. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1105 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1105 USD per credit and a duration of 21 months.
  • National

    1105 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1105 USD per credit and a duration of 21 months.

Funding

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