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Southwest Region Genetic Counseling Training Program Information


Baylor College of Medicine

The Genetic Counseling Program offered at Baylor College of Medicine provides an integrated medical genetics graduate education. Students benefit from the School of Health Professions and Baylor College of Medicine environment, which places emphasis on the values of respect, integrity, innovation, teamwork, and excellence.

For more information, go to:  https://www.bcm.edu/gcp
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University of Arizona

The UArizona graduate program is the only genetic counseling graduate program in Arizona and fills a significant gap in genetic counselor training in the Southwestern United States. The program is offered through the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine in the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and the UA Health Sciences Center for Applied Genetics and Genomic Medicine.

For more information, go to:  http://gcgp.uahs.arizona.edu


University of Oklahoma

Our objective is to train master level candidates to become capable of providing genetic counseling to patients and families with known or suspected genetic conditions and to perform basic and/or clinical research in all areas of genetics.

For more information, go to: https://medicine.ouhsc.edu/Academic-Departments/Pediatrics/Sections/Genetics/Education-Training/MS-in-Genetic-Counseling
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University of Texas

The UTGCP excels in the training of versatile genetic counselors by facilitating competency-based learning, supporting personalized growth, and immersing students in the depth and breadth of genetic counseling practice in the diverse Texas Medical Center.

For more information, go to:  https://gsbs.uth.edu/genetic-counseling/index.htm

To see the Genetic Counseling Brochure, go to:  https://gsbs.uth.edu/genetic-counseling/files/genetic%20Counseling%20Brochure-Resized.pdf

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