University of Pittsburgh

Graduate School of Public Health

Genetic Counseling

Address:

4200 Fifth Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States

Phone:

1-412- 624-9300

Program Information

Degree Offered:

M.S. - Genetic Counseling

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This area gives patients and families genetic, biomedical, and psychosocial information to help them make reproductive decisions. Training includes the prognosis, consequences,treatment, risk of recurrence, and prevention of pertinent diseases. Students perform a clinical internship in their second year of the program. This internship integrates the science of human genetics with the social, psychological, moral, and ethical issues of genetic counseling.

Accreditation:

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: To determine eligiblity for federal student aid, students should begin by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Federal School Code: 00337900

Locale: Large City

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