Genetic Counseling Program

The University of Michigan Genetic Counseling Program is one of the most well established programs in the country and exemplifies our long history of innovation in clinical service and education in genetics and genomics. Michigan graduates emerge as extremely well rounded genetic counselors, who are ready to meet the current challenges in clinical genomic medicine and are able to help guide the evolving practice of genetic counseling and genomic medicine.

The vision of the University of Michigan Genetic Counseling Program is to train genetic counselors that are able to meet the current challenges and to help shape the future of genetic counseling and genomic medicine.

Our mission is to provide an individualized, integrated and supportive graduate training environment comprised of:

  • A comprehensive and rigorous academic curriculum
  • Diverse clinical experiences in traditional and cutting edge genetics and genomics settings
  • A broad spectrum of research opportunities that supports the development of genetic counseling clinical scholars.

Most importantly, our graduate training program is responsive to the interests and unique needs of individual students.

For more information about the U-M Genetic Counseling Program see our 2020 Program Prospectus. You can also join us at either of our 'Open House' events:

Introduction to the UMGCP-Webinar
October 2, 2019; 4-5:30 pm

Introduction to the UMGCP-Open House in Ann Arbor
October 18, 2019; 3-5 pm

Click the above links for details about the event and information on how to RSVP!

Contact us at UMGenetics@umich.edu. 

The University of Michigan Master’s in Genetic Counseling program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC), located at 4400 College Blvd., Ste. 220, Overland Park, KS 66211, web address www.gceducation.org.  ACGC can be reached by phone at 913.222.8668.