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University of Colorado, Denver
Genetic Counseling Graduate Program

Location: Aurora, CO
Program Length:  21 months

Mission: To train competent, compassionate and innovative graduates who will effectively integrate professional practice and human genomics to deliver quality, client-centered genetic counseling services, promote informed health policy, and engage in scholarship, advocacy and leadership activities throughout their careers.

Students learn to effectively assist patients, health care providers and the public to understand and appropriately utilize genetic information and testing to promote individualized and informed health care choices and wellbeing.

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Prerequisite Information 

  • GRE –
  • International students –
  • GPA requirement = min 3.0
  • In-state priority –
  •  Interviews – will be hosted remotely via Zoom for the 2024 cycle
  • In-state: $34,500
  • Out-of-state: $65,500
  •  International: $65,500
  • Tuition reduction options –
  • On-campus work opportunities –
  • Match and/or Application Waivers –
  • Denver, CO & surrounding area
  • Flexible summer rotation opportunities –

DEIJ content is formally included in two second year courses (Advanced Psychosocial Seminar, Professional Issues in Genetic Counseling). The Program Director is a member of the campus DEIJ Collaborations Forum which regularly disseminates DEIJ resources to the campus community (students, faculty, staff). Students may join campus organizations with a DEIJ emphasis including the LGBTQ+ Hub, Health Equity Circle, and Future Voices: Students for DEI.

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