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University of Michigan
Genetic Counseling Program

Location:  Ann Arbor, MI
Program Length:  21 months

Vision: The University of Michigan Genetic Counseling Program’s vision is to train genetic counselors that are able to meet the current challenges and to help shape the future of genetic counseling and genomic medicine.

Mission: To provide an individualized, integrated and supportive graduate training environment comprised of:

  • A comprehensive and rigorous academic curriculum,
  • Diverse clinical experiences in traditional and cutting edge genetics and genomics settings, and
  • A broad spectrum of research opportunities that supports the development of genetic counseling clinical scholars.

*There is a dual degree option – Master of Public Health (MPH) and MS in genetic counseling

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Prerequisite Information 

  • GRE –
  • International students –
  • GPA requirement = N/A
  • In-state priority –
  •  Interviews – Virtual
  • In-state: $55,148
  • Out-of-state: $110,328
  •  International: $110,328
  • Tuition reduction options –
  • On-campus work opportunities –
  • Match and/or Application Waivers –
  • Ann Arbor, MI & Southeast Michigan
  • Flexible summer rotation opportunities –

The University of Michigan Genetic Counseling program has a multitiered approach towards DEIJ initiatives and activities.

Please learn more about our commitment to diversity here:

  • Commitment to Diversity
  • Human Genetics 
  • Michigan Medicine 
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You can also learn about our DEI Guiding Principles here:

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Guiding Principles
  • Human Genetics 
  • Michigan Medicine 
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To learn more about the University of Michigan Strategic Plan, please visit the Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion here:

  • Strategic Plan 
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 
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