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Genetic Counseling

University of California, Irvine (UCI)

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
32828 USD/year
32828 USD/year
17726 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Genetic Counseling program of University of California, Irvine (UCI) is committed to provided education and professional training in counseling and medical genetics, leading to a Master’s Degree in Genetic Counseling.

Overview

The Genetic Counseling program of University of California, Irvine (UCI) is one of the pioneers in genetic counseling education, beginning in 1973 as one of the first six programs in the nation.

Graduates are eligible to apply for certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) and for licensure in states that have implemented licensure.

Program alumni are employed in academic and private medical centers, research, education, industry, and public health, and maintain a strong network of support.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Genetic counseling theory
  • Medical genetics
  • Quantitative genetics
  • Screening
  • Teratology and embryology
  • Cytogenetics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

20sep-12oct

Language

English

Credits

60 alternative credits

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.
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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

  • Coursework in the biological and behavioral sciences, particularly in: Genetics, biochemistry, Molecular biology and cell biology, Human anatomy or embryology, Biochemistry, Psychology and human development, Statistics or research design
  • Extracurricular or employment experiences
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 for graduate admission
  • GRE scores
  • Transcripts should be submitted from all post-secondary colleges or universities attended
  • A minimum of three letters of recommendation is required

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32828 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32828 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    32828 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32828 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    17726 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17726 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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