Genetic Counseling

Housed within the Microbiology and Molecular Genetics Program, the Genetic Counseling Master’s Program is designed to prepare students for a career in the growing and exciting field of genetic counseling.

Program Description

The Genetic Counseling Master's Program (GCMP) at Rutgers University is a 22-month graduate program that involves rigorous genetics and counseling coursework, a variety of clinical rotations offered throughout the state, and a Master's research project. Our dedicated academic and clinical faculty are experienced genetic professionals, representing a variety of specialties, with additional resources from the School of Graduate Studies, as well as the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences.  Our students have the opportunity to work with a vast network of talented genetic counselors across the state of New Jersey working in a great variety of professional settings.


Degree Types

  • M.S. (Master of Science)

Campus Locations

Busch Campus - New Brunswick

Admission Deadlines

For best consideration apply by these dates

Application Type US Applicants Non-US Applicants Merit-Based Aid
MS December, 18 December, 18 December, 18