Undergraduate course prerequisites include successful completion (one semester) of each:
Admitted students will be required to take an online embryology course prior to program start date if course was not taken previously.
Many applicants have questions about how to make their application most competitive. See below for recommended experiences that are strongly encouraged.
- 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