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University of Colorado Denver

Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling

Aurora, CO

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University of Colorado Denver

Overview

University of Colorado Denver / Graduate Program in Genetic Counseling is located in Aurora, CO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Biophysics and genetics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
44 core semester hours, project or thesis
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
30 hours each of didactic course work and research credits

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

141
Applied
7
Accepted
6
Enrolled
5%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
75
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; 4 letters of recommendation; prerequisite coursework in biology, general chemistry, general biochemistry, general genetics, and general psychology; experience in counseling and laboratory settings and strong understanding of genetic counseling field (highly recommended)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Three letters of recommendation, laboratory research experience, solid undergraduate foundation in mathematics and biological sciences

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 89

Student Body

13
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 100%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (7%)
Female (92%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Psychosocial aspects of genetic counseling, clinical cytogenetics and molecular genetics, human inborn errors of metabolism, congenital malformations and disorders of the newborn, cancer genetics and genetic counseling
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address MS 8400
13121 East 17th Avenue
Aurora, CO  80045
United States

Phone: 303-556-2400
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