Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies

Feinberg School of Medicine

Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling

Address:

Wieboldt Hall, 6th Floor

339 East Chicago Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

United States

Phone:

312-503-6490

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Northwestern's 18 month program is accredited by the ABGC, and provides students with the competencies necessary to become a practicing genetic counselor. Students complete a balance of medical genetics and psychosocial coursework (including ethics, women's health studies and disability studies), clinical rotations beginning in the first year and a research project presented prior to graduation.

Accreditation:

Full Accreditation by the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC)

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: Students in master's degree programs may qualify for federal or private loans. Graduate students should direct their financial aid eligibility questions to the Chicago Office of Financial Aid at 312-503-8722.

Locale: Small City

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