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University of Arizona
Genetic Counseling Graduate Program

Location: Tucson, AZ
Program Length:  22 months

Mission:  To provide a well-rounded education in genetic counseling through rigorous and diverse academic and clinical experiences. 

Program’s Objectives:  To graduate students who will be prepared to:

  • Work as a member of a genetic/genomic health care team.
  • Interpret family and medical histories to assess the likelihood of disease occurrence or recurrence.
  • Provide patient counseling to promote informed personal and medical choices, as well as adaptation to the risk or condition.
  • Educate clients, clinicians and the public about genetic conditions, inheritance, testing, management, prevention, resources and research on inherited conditions.

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Prerequisite Information 

  • GRE –
  • International students –
  • GPA requirement = 3.0
  • In-state priority –
  •  Interviews – Virtual
  • In-state: $41,058.84
  • Out-of-state: $81,426.84
  •  International: $81,426.84
  • Tuition reduction options –
  • On-campus work opportunities –
  • Match and/or Application Waivers –
  • Tucson, AZ and Phoenix, AZ
  • Flexible summer rotation opportunities –

CMM 595-Colloquium – one semester is devoted to DEIJ issues.

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