The Master of Science in Genetic Counseling program will prepare you to work with patients and families who are learning about and coping with the risk genetic disease may have for themselves and their relatives. These include medical and emotional needs that affect their healthcare and their daily lives. You will be able to promote informed choices and adaptation to a genetic risk or genetic diagnosis. The UAB Genetic Counseling Program combines scientific and clinical education to prepare you for the evolving field of genetic counseling and to work with a variety of patients.
All applications to the Genetic Counseling Program are done online through the UAB Graduate School. Please select this link for additional information concerning the specific admissions requirements for the Genetic Counseling program as well to the UAB Graduate School.
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