Welcome to the Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling at the University of Colorado Denver.
Please download our brochure to learn more about the program and its requirements for admission.
We offer a 21 month (5 semester) program of graduate study leading to the Master of Science (M.S.) degree. The program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC) for the training of master's level genetic counselors.
The comprehensive curriculum combines in-depth didactic coursework in the scientific, clinical, psychosocial and professional practice aspects of genetic counseling with extensive, hands-on clinical experience in pediatric, prenatal, adult and specialty
Clinical training is provided at:
- Children's Hospital Colorado
- University of Colorado Hospital in the Anschutz Centers for Advanced Medicine and University of Colorado Cancer Center
- Regional Genetics Outreach Clinics in Colorado
- And other area genetic counseling centers
All students participate in clinical case conferences, genetics seminars, journal club, clinical research, and educational outreach activities.
Learning Outcomes for Genetic Counseling M.S. Program