Learn about specific application requirements and procedures for KGI’s Genetic Counseling program.
Applications will be accepted through the application deadline. After the application deadline, those selected for an interview will be contacted. KGI is participating in the Genetic Counseling Admissions Match. All applicants should register online to participate in the 2024 Match via the GC Admissions Match website.
There is a limited number of waivers for the $100 USD registration fee for the 2024 GC Admissions Match. Prospective students who demonstrate financial need AND have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater can apply for a match fee waiver. Prospective students should apply for a fee waiver BEFORE registering for the GC Admissions Match. Fee waiver applications will open on September 6, 2023 and close on October 4, 2023. More information and instructions for how to apply can be found on the GC Admissions Match website.
The Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling (MSGC) program will accept all applications for admission via an internal KGI application for the 2023-2024 application cycle.
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The Master of Science in Human Genetics and Genetic Counseling program maintains technical standards required of all students for admission, progression, and graduation. Download the document.
The following prerequisites must be completed by August 18, 2024. They can be completed at any university or two-year community college. If you have questions about locating a specific prerequisite, please send the following information to firstname.lastname@example.org for review:
Courses in embryology, bioethics, anatomy, physiology, epidemiology, organic chemistry, and communication are highly recommended.
Matched students are required to submit a $400 non-refundable deposit to hold their spot in the program. Additionally, admissions counselors maintain contact with incoming students to ensure all official documents are received.
Incoming students also receive regular communication for the Admissions Office with important information about preparing for study, student life, housing, orientation, and other topics of interest.
We also encourage you to review the Funding Your Degree page for valuable scholarship and loan information and relevant deadlines for both domestic and international students.
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