Wayne State University

School of Medicine

Genetic Counseling


Wayne State University, 2305 Faculty/Administration Building

Suite 2215

Detroit, MI 48202

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Genetic Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The graduate program in genetic counseling is designed to prepare students with the appropriate knowledge base and practical experience to function as responsible genetic counselors in a variety of work settings. The curriculum consists of course work in fundamental genetic principles,interviewing and counseling techniques, as well as supervised clinical experiences in a variety of genetic and subspecialty clinics. Students will be prepared to take the certification examination offered by the American Board of Genetic Counseling.


The program is accredited by the American Board of Genetic Counseling as a "Recognized New Program."

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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