The UCLA M.S. in Genetic Counseling Program embraces 21st century genetics/genomics, integrates social contexts, has strong support locally and regionally, and will train high-caliber professionals.
Our 21-month program integrates strong academic grounding, direct fieldwork experiences with diverse patient populations, and independent research to prepare graduates for the dynamic field of genetic counseling.
The master’s program includes:
Our anticipated class size is 10 students. From matriculation to award of the degree, normal progress is six quarters and includes a summer fieldwork rotation. The program is not currently set-up to accept students on a part-time basis.
UCLA Master of Science in Genetic Counseling Program has achieved Candidacy for accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC). Achieving Candidate status demonstrates progress towards accreditation. Having Candidate status does not guarantee accreditation.
February 1, 2020
Admission limited to:
The Genetic Counseling Graduate Program is currently seeking New Program Accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC). Once this accreditation is obtained, applications will be accepted. Please check this site for updates.