You can go into genetic counseling with an undergraduate degree in any field, although you'll have a competitive edge if you have a strong background in biology. You can also prepare yourself by working or volunteering in a counseling/helping environment and by shadowing and/or interning with a genetic counselor.


Applications are available at: University of Cincinnati Online Application. Click on "Graduate Application" under the "Ready to Apply" heading. When searching for the program, you can select either the program name or the college name (College of Medicine).


GRE Code: Institution 1833


The deadline for receipt of applications, transcripts and recommendations is January 5th.

To ensure letters of recommendations are received in time for review by the Admissions Committee, it is strongly recommended that you complete the online application several weeks before the deadline of receipt of materials.