Skip to main content

Master of Genetic Counseling

This research-focused program offers students access to experienced and well-respected faculty, coursework that incorporates both the medical and psychosocial aspects of genetic counseling and an opportunity to work in a variety of clinical settings.

We encourage our students to find the genetic counseling career that best suits their strengths and ignites their passion.”

Cathy Wicklund, MS, CGC
Director, Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling

Cathy Wicklund, MS, CGC


Program graduates thrive in multiple clinical settings and specialties and value how their Northwestern training has prepared them for careers in the ever-expanding field of genetic counseling.

Program Length: 18 months

Program Size: 20 students per year

Visit Program Site  Apply  Financial Support Give to the Program

Eligibility and Program Requirements

For eligibility and requirement information, please visit the program's Admissions page.