Northwestern University School of Continuing Studies

Feinberg School of Medicine

Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling


Wieboldt Hall, 6th Floor

339 East Chicago Avenue

Chicago, IL 60611

United States



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.


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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