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University of Kansas Medical Center
Genetic Counseling Program

Location: Kansas City, KS
Program Length:  21 months

Mission: To educate future genetic counselors and guide their development to become insightful, empathic, collaborative, life-long learners who improve the lives of their patients, colleagues and the greater community.

Our objectives:

  • Providing an innovative and diverse curriculum with robust clinical experiences;
  • Instilling professionalism and integrity;
  • Creating advocates for individuals with genetic conditions;
  • Cultivating a passion for clinical research.

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Prerequisite Information 

  • GRE –
  • Holistic Admissions Process –
  • GPA requirement = min 3.0
  • In-state priority –
  • In-state: $31,768.60
  • Out-of-state: $62,464.90
  • Federal Assistance and Scholarships Available
  • Kansas City Regional Area

As a part of the School of Health Professions (SHP) and the KU Medical Center, the Genetic Counseling program is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive environment that nurtures growth and development of the students, faculty, staff, and patients. The SHP DEI Core Value Statement and additional resources are located here.

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