Genetic Counseling Career and Training Program Information

Interested in joining an exciting, ever-changing, and rewarding healthcare profession? If so, genetic counseling might be for you. Visit the pages below to find out more information about the career, helpful links and resources, and detailed information about Master’s Degree training programs in North America.

Information About the Career

Read more about what genetic counselors do, links to read more about how to become a genetic counselor, and more helpful resources from professional genetic counseling organizations like the National Society of Genetic Counselors, the Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors, and the Association of Genetic Counseling Program Directors.

Genetic Counseling Training Programs

There are over 50 ACGC-accredited genetic counseling Master’s Degree programs across North America. Visit our interactive map and visit profiles for each program to learn about admissions processes, prerequisites, tuition and links to their program websites.

Professional Genetic Counseling Organizations

There are a number of national and international professional organizations focused on genetic counseling. Visit this page to find out more about what each of these organizations does, and check out their websites for more information about genetic counseling, accreditation of training programs, admissions into training programs, and much more.