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Pre-Genetic Counseling

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

Overview

Overview of Profession Genetic counselors assess individual or family risk for a variety of inherited conditions, such as genetic disorders and birth defects. They provide information and support to other healthcare providers, or to individuals and families concerned with the risk of inherited conditions.
  • Median annual wage for genetic counselors $77,480 (May 2017)
  • Career outlook (percent growth projection between 2016-2026) 29%

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On Campus

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Education & Training/Residency

  • Degree: Master’s degree
  • Education: 4-year undergraduate degree (with a focus in sciences), 2 years of an advanced degree.

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Alumni Graduate School Placements

  • Sarah Lawrence College
  • University of Utah