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Southeast Region Genetic Counseling Training Program Information


Emory University

The Genetic Counseling Training Program at Emory University will transform students through a variety of scholarly & experiential activities into self-reflective genetic counselors who are leaders in the field and champions for the responsible and equitable incorporation of advances in genomic medicine.

For more information, go to:  https://med.emory.edu/departments/human-genetics/education/genetic-counseling-training/index.html


University of Alabama Birmingham

Located in the heart of a major medical center, UAB will set you apart and prepare you for board certification with a dynamic curriculum and clinical experiences tailored to your goals.

For more information, go to:  https://www.uab.edu/shp/cds/genetic-counseling


University of Arkansas

The UAMS Genetic Counseling Graduate Program is a full-time, day program that utilizes live instruction, both in person and via video, to train students primarily in Little Rock and Northwest Arkansas.

For more information, go to:  https://healthprofessions.uams.edu/programs/geneticcounseling/


University of North Carolina Greensboro

The UNCG Master of Science in Genetic Counseling Program, in its 20th year, maintains a mission to provide an exemplary learning environment in which students obtain the knowledge, skills, and competencies to provide culturally sensitive, ethical genetic counseling services in a variety of clinical settings through the values of cooperative and lifelong learning, which prepares graduates who contribute to the field and society in productive ways through clinical and professional service, research, education, and advocacy.

For more information, go to:  https://gen.uncg.edu/


University of South Carolina

Our mission is to foster the development of knowledgeable and compassionate genetic counselors through interprofessional education and community engagement.

For more information, go to: https://sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/medicine/education/graduate_programs/genetic_counseling/index.php


University of South Florida

The USF is the first and only Genetic Counseling Program in the state of Florida, and includes a unique combination of training in medical genetics/genomics, public health, and communication and counseling skills.

For more information, go to: https://health.usf.edu/publichealth/apply/graduate-admissions/genetic-counseling

For further resources, go to: https://usf.app.box.com/s/imwhda6wwa0xdpzvgmez78ug0ip9kf37


Vanderbilt University

The Master of Genetic Counseling (MGC) program is one built on a foundation of medical education excellence, broad clinical expertise and leadership in genetics research at Vanderbilt University (VU) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC).

For more information, go to:  https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/mgc/


Virginia Commonwealth University

Experience a genetic counseling education focused on innovative scholarly activities and varied clinical experiences at a top tier medical center while enjoying the James River and a diverse urban community.

For more information, go to:  https://gen.vcu.edu/graduate-and-training-programs/ms-in-genetic-counseling/
For a tour of the campus, go to: www.vcu.edu/admissions
For a tour of the Greater Richmond Metropolitan Area, go to: https://youtu.be/AEpJpjJLpcc


Wake Forest University

The mission of the WFU genetic counseling program is to provide students with rigorous and dynamic educational and clinical experiences aimed to graduate patient-centered, ethically engaged, and future-focused genetic counselors who are poised to become leaders in the field.

For more information, go to:  https://school.wakehealth.edu/Education-and-Training/Graduate-Programs/Genetic-Counseling-MS
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