How to Apply

2014 GC Students graduationThe Department of Human and Molecular Genetics at Virginia Commonwealth University offers three programs of graduate study leading to three different degrees: a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Human Genetics, a Master of Science (M.S.) in Human Genetics, and a Master of Science (M.S.) in Genetic Counseling. Additionally, our department offers a dual Ph.D. in Human Genetics/M.S. in Genetic Counseling.

For more information on applying to one of our graduate programs, please follow the links to the right or contact the appropriate person below:

Mike Grotewiel, Ph.D.
Director of Admissions for Ph.D and M.S. in Human Genetics
Department of Human and Molecular Genetics
Virginia Commonwealth University
Box 980033
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0033
Phone: (804) 628-4086
Fax: (804) 827-1124

Rachel Baughman Gannaway, M.S., C.G.C.
Director of Genetic Counseling Program
Department of Human and Molecular Genetics
Virginia Commonwealth University
Box 980033
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0033
Phone: (804) 628-3507
Fax: (804) 828-3760

John M. Quillin, Ph.D., M.P.H., C.G.C.
Director, Dual Degree MSGC/Ph.D. Program
Department of Human and Molecular Genetics
Massey Cancer Center
Virginia Commonwealth University
Box 980033
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0033
Phone: (804) 628-1925
Fax: (804) 827-4100