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University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG)

Mission Statement

The mission of the UNCG Master of Science in Genetic Counseling Program is to provide an exemplary learning environment in which students obtain the knowledge, skills, and competencies to provide culturally sensitive, ethical genetic counseling services in a variety of clinical settings. The program emphasizes the values of cooperative and lifelong learning to prepare graduates who will contribute to the field and society in productive ways through clinical and professional service, research, education and advocacy.

Program is located in Greensboro, NC

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Academic year is from  August to May.

Information about prerequisites info can be found at

  • No GRE required,
  • Holistic admissions process,
  • Accepts international students.
  • In-state students:   $24,900.00
  • Out-of-state students:  $55,750.00
  • International students:  $55,750.00
  • Student work opportunities
  • Graduate assistantships available
  • Scholarships available
  • Initial financial offerings (graduate assistantships, scholarships, tuition support) are associated with Match.  Additional opportunities exist on campus and all enrolled students are reviewed for additional financial support by the Graduate School upon matriculation.

General geographic location of internships:  State of North Carolina (focus Winston-Salem to the Triangle)

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

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice initiatives: Focused integration across curriculum in all courses and in admissions process. Programmatic emphasis on creation and fostering of environment beyond DEIJ to focus on belonging.