Overview and Objectives

The Brandeis University Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling is a 21-month, full-time graduate program that provides strong didactic coursework, close mentoring and varied experiences in the field.

During their training, students will build a strong knowledge base and develop critical thinking and communication skills that will enable them to work effectively in a variety of settings. The program incorporates many voices into the curriculum, including genetic counselors, physicians and other providers in both clinical and nonclinical practice as well as individuals and families impacted by genetic conditions and professionals who provide services to, or advocate for, them.


Students who successfully complete the program will be able to: