Suggested undergraduate majors: Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology, Applied Human Biology. Many graduate programs require additional courses in Biostatistics, Communications, and Psychology.
Graduate training: Master’s degree.
National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC): https://www.nsgc.org/
American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC): https://www.abgc.net/about-genetic-counseling/
Program Directory: https://www.gceducation.org/program-directory/
Standardized test: Graduate Record Examination (GRE) https://www.ets.org/gre/
Admissions are based on a match system, in which applicants and programs rank their placement preferences. Applicants must register with the Match Service before applying to individual programs: https://natmatch.com/gcadmissions/overview.html
Genetic Counseling Prospective Student Network: https://linktr.ee/GCPSN
Please note: this page provides information for current SPU students and does not represent a program that SPU offers.