- Very high acceptance rate of abstracts at national conferences (100% for past 6 years, including some who have had more than one abstract submitted)
- Process-driven approach resulting in transferable skills across subspecialities
- Access to experts in the state, region and nationally for critical education and networking
- Differentiated instruction and support by tailoring to each student’s background, goals and needed skills as much as possible
- Training in genetic counseling covers all facets of the field, from clinic to laboratory, research, public policy, education and leadership, allowing graduates to practice and apply skills wherever they want.
- Content in all areas builds upon skills throughout the program, providing solid foundation and introductory experiences to increase involvement with expectations over time
- Emphasis on personal and professional development along with processes transferable to all areas of genetic counseling
The M.S. Genetic Counseling Program at UNC Greensboro is fully accredited:
Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC) , Inc.,
7918 Jones Branch Drive, Suite 300,
McLean, VA 22102.
The program was designed in accordance with guidelines provided by the ACGC.
Graduates are eligible to apply to the American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) for Active Candidate Status and to sit for the ABGC Certification Examination.