Many applicants have questions about how to make their application most competitive. See below for the Genetic Counseling Master's Program prerequisites and for recommended experiences that are strongly encouraged.
Undergraduate course prerequisites include successful completion of:
Admitted students will be required to take an online embryology course prior to program start date if course was not taken previously.
- Job shadowing or other genetic counseling experiences that familiarize an applicant with the genetic counseling profession is highly recommended.
- Counseling experience is strongly encouraged. Some examples include volunteering with individuals experiencing crisis, various hotline work, working with individuals with disabilities, and working with support groups.
- A GPA of 3.2 or higher is recommended