Welcome to the Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling at the University of Colorado Denver.
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 genetics clinics.
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