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Mission Statement

To provide a quality educational experience in genetic counseling to prepare students to be skilled health professionals who will serve individuals, families, and the greater community.

Program is located in Birmingham, AL

Program website:  https://www.uab.edu/shp/cds/genetic-counseling

Academic year is from  August to April.

Information about prerequisites info can be found at https://www.uab.edu/shp/cds/genetic-counseling/admissions

  • No GRE required,
  • Holistic admissions process,
  • Accepts international students,
  • Virtual Interviews.

General geographic location of internships:  Kansas City, MO; Portland, OR; Memphis, TN; Louisville, KY; Danville, PA; Birmingham, AL; and Huntsville, AL.

Currently have Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice initiatives as part of the program

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice initiatives: Poverty Simulations, Cultural Competency Toolkit, Content Expert Guest Speakers, Service Learning, Community Service and Educational Opportunities.

For more Program FAQ Information: https://www.uab.edu/shp/cds/genetic-counseling/faq