MSGC Program Admissions
Students who will be considered for admission must have completed a baccalaureate or graduate program from an accredited college or university and should have a strong background in basic and social sciences including genetics, biology, chemistry, biochemistry, psychology, and statistics. Competitive applicants should demonstrate an understanding of the genetic counseling profession and have experience in a communication or support organization. Experience(s) could include any peer counseling related activities or working with external agencies which provide counseling services.
In addition to the application form and supporting documents, applicants are required to submit GRE scores for the general exam, three letters of recommendation, and a statement of purpose.
Important Admission Dates
- January 15 – Application deadline
- March-April – Competitive applicants are invited to interview with our faculty and students
- Spring – Notification of admissions will follow the guidelines established by the Association of Genetic Counseling Program Directors. Typically, admission decisions are announced in late April.