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MS in Genetic Counseling

Blended (Online/On Campus, Weekends) Courses

Assess Risk, Educate About Options,
Provide Support

Apply Today, Classes Begin October 2018!

Applications and all supporting materials are due by february 1, 2018 

Bay Path University's MS in Genetic Counseling prepares graduates for careers in the expanding field of genetic counseling. Become part of a program that offers an engaging, rewarding, and highly accessible, personalized learning experience. Meet our INAUGURAL class! CLICK HERE.

Students in the genetic counseling program gain superior knowledge and skills for the evaluation, monitoring, diagnosis, treatment, and counseling of patients across their lifespan. Bay Path is dedicated to preparing our students for varied roles in the genetic counseling workforce; students who will advocate for their patients, maintain quality and ethical standards, effectively work in interdisciplinary teams, contribute to research, and strive for the advancement of, and leadership in, the genetic counseling profession.

Why Choose Bay Path?

  • Classes begin every October
  • 50 credit, 21-month master of science degree program
  • Courses are offered in a  flexible and blended format: 
    • Hybrid courses (online and at the East Longmeadow, Mass. campus on the weekend)
    • Clinical sites for fieldwork (4 clinical rotations, 840 hours) at numerous clinical genetics centers in Western Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, and other locations nationally
  • Achieve exceptional learning experiences including:
    • Regional public health and genomic laboratories rotations
    • Mentored independent research experience (Capstone project) leading to presentation and publication
    • Community engagement
    Professional development
  • Unique curriculum prepares students to utilize emerging research and tests to address current health care challenges and opportunities
  • Led by a dedicated team of faculty with innovative teaching strategies
  • Ideal for students with a science background and strong interpersonal skills
  • Applicants from a variety of ethnocultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply. All students are trained in best practices for working with culturally diverse patients
  • Students have access to online and on-ground support and academic resources 
  • Financial Aid is available
  • GRE score and prerequisites are needed as part of the admissions requirements