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Now Accepting Applications for Fall, 2023

Application Deadline: January 1, 2023

Note to All Applicants: before applying, Applicants must register at Genetic Counseling Admissions Match - Click here to register. Please see ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS for complete information.

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. 

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.

"The best job of 2018, Genetic Counselor, is in healthcare, and owes its exponential growth to technology. The NATIONAL SOCIETY OF GENETIC COUNSELORS estimates that since 2006, the field has grown by 85%. The U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS estimates growth by another 27% in the next eight years." For more information read the entire article.

bay path's MS IN genetic counseling:
• includes exceptional learning experiences: Mentored independent researchCommunity engagementProfessional development, and Educational, laboratory, and industry settings
• is Ideal for students with a science background and strong interpersonal skills
• encourages students from a variety of ethnocultural backgrounds to apply. All students are trained in best practices for working with culturally diverse patients

Podcast: What Is Genetic Counseling?
Join Janice Berliner and Dr. Dave Vigerust with Kristin Sunanta Walker (Mental Health News Radio) as they discuss the field of Genetics and explain exactly what Genetic Counseling is and why it is invaluable. The field of mental health is in dire need of genetic counselors. Janice discusses her shift from the clinical world of genetics to that of being an educator. Listen here

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