Wayne State University

School of Medicine

Genetic Counseling

Address:

Wayne State University, 2305 Faculty/Administration Building

Suite 2215

Detroit, MI 48202

United States

Phone:

1-313-577-6298

Fax:

1-313-577-9137

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.

Accreditation:

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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