M.S. in Genetic Counseling

M.S. in Genetic Counseling

Established in 1990, the VCU Genetic Counseling program has prepared over 130 graduates to work in all areas of Genetic counseling.  Our graduates hold leadership positions in the NSGC and the ABGC and are well prepared to enter the fast paced and constantly changing world of the field of Genetics.

Our program is a full time, on campus program spanning 21 months.  Students take 60 total credits of didactic, clinical, and research activity. Upon graduation, graduates are eligible for board certification by the American Board of Genetic Counseling and are well prepared to enter the job market.

What sets us apart?  At VCU you will start your clinical experience in the first semester and formal clinical rotations in the spring semester of the first year, continuing through both semesters of the second year.  Our students also engage in clinical experiences during the intervening summer as well with opportunities for on campus and off campus rotations.  

Please follow the links to the right for additional information or to view a full description of the program here>> M.S. in Genetic Counseling graduate program.