M.Sc. On Campus

Human Genetic Counseling

University of Michigan

12 months
50646 USD/year
50646 USD/year
25230 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The University of Michigan Human Genetic Counseling Program is one of the most well established programs in the country and exemplifies our long history of innovation in clinical services and education in Human Genetics –hallmarks of the University of Michigan medical community.


Michigan graduates emerge as extremely well rounded genetic counselors, who are ready to meet the current challenges in clinical genomic medicine and are able to help guide the evolving practice of genetic counseling and genomic medicine.

The University of Michigan Human Genetic Counseling Program provides an individualized, integrated and supportive graduate training environment composed of:

  • A comprehensive and rigorous academic curriculum
  • Diverse clinical experiences
  • A broad spectrum of research opportunities that supports the development of genetic counseling clinical scholars.
Most importantly, our graduate training program is responsive to the interests and unique needs of individual students.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Gene Structure and Regulation
  • Anatomy
  • Genetic Counseling: Clinical Skills 
  • Peer Supervision Group
  • Reproductive Genetics
  • Research Skills

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate degree: B.S. or B.A. Most students major in the biological sciences, but this is not required
  • Transcripts documenting: (1) Science courses up through and including biochemistry; (2) At least one upper level human genetics course (300 or 400 level if this is available at your institution), and (3) A general statistics course
  • Advocacy Experience: Advocacy experience helps demonstrate a candidate's comfort with taking on some of the responsibilities of a counseling or supportive role. 
  • Technical Standards

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    50646 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 50646 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    50646 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 50646 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    25230 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25230 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Ann Arbor

1025 - 1870 USD /month
Living costs

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


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