Curriculum

The Columbia University Genetic Counseling Graduate Program is a 21-month program that emphasizes the science and practice of genetic counseling, as well as the humanistic, social, and ethical considerations of scaling genetic/genomic services through a precision-medicine-based approach to health care. The curriculum is innovative and challenging, supporting students in the development of skills described in the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC) Practice-Based Competencies and laying the foundation for them to participate in the advancement of the field of genetic counseling after graduation.

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