University of Colorado Denver

School of Medicine

Genetic Counseling


Mail Stop B119

MS C296

Aurora, CO 80045

United States





Program Information

Degree Offered:

M.S.- Genetic Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate program in genetic counseling is a two-year academic program of didactic and laboratory courses, and extensive clinical experiences. The overall objective of the program is to prepare students to work in a number of different settings as knowledgeable, competent, caring, and creative genetic counselors. Graduates are eligible to apply for certification as genetic counselors and may work with physicians, biomedical scientists, and other health team members in hospitals,clinical genetics services, laboratories, or other health care and research sites. The program is fully accredited by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC).


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Students are encouraged to work with the University's Financial Aid Office to obtain information on financial aid opportunities. University of Colorado Denver FASFA Code: 004508

Locale: Large City

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