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Become a Genetic Counselor!

Boise State’s MSGC Program offers a unique training opportunity in genetic counseling.

About the Program

Following Quality Matters(™) Standards for online course design, the program delivers the curriculum fully online in an interactive learning environment. Students engage in various clinical rotations in the West and focus on professional development in interprofessional education and healthcare business while learning to engage in a culturally, economically, and diverse community.

The mission of Boise State University’s Master of Science in Genetic Counseling program is to expand access to the profession of genetic counseling by integrating the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling (ACGC) standards into an innovative online learning experience that will provide students with a comprehensive education to be skilled, empathetic healthcare professionals.

MSGC program enrollment is full time for 21 months over 5 semesters; first year (Fall, Spring), second year (Summer, Fall, Spring).

To learn more about genetic counseling visit the National Society of Genetic Counselors website.

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Statement of Diversity and Inclusion

Statement of Diversity and Inclusion

The MSGC Program is actively committed to addressing issues of inequity and injustice, a stance in alignment with Boise State University’s Statement of Diversity and Inclusivity.

The online MSGC program was designed to expand access to accredited training programs particularly to those populations underrepresented in the field who may not otherwise be able to relocate. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and strongly believe in the value of having cohorts whose race, ethnicity, culture, gender identity, sexual orientation, skills, and interests are varied and included in the educational experience.

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The College of Health Sciences strives to provide high quality, affordable, relevant education to its students and the campus community through health-related initiatives and resources. The college believes that students can learn more from each other through interprofessional education learning opportunities to advance life-long health in global communities. Below is the list of schools, resources, and initiatives housed in the College of Health Sciences.

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